08/06/2018

Know our ocean – An Opinion-Editorial by Meg Taylor, DBE on World Oceans Day

This week we are all encouraged to know our ocean as the world marks World Ocean Day on the 8th June. As Pacific Islanders, we have a strong connection to our oceanic continent. Our totems are largely sea or land animals, and our coastal communities practiced ‘taboo’ over their fishing grounds way before the outside world entered our sphere. We can be proud of our intimate connection with the natural world around us. 
05/07/2017

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Remarks at the Annual Ministerial Forum Fisheries Committee – Fourteenth Meeting

Mooloolaba, Australia 5 – 6 July 2017   Madam Chair, Honourable Ministers, at the outset permit me to extend warm greetings on behalf of Dame Meg […]
06/06/2014

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat celebrates World Oceans Day

The Pacific will join other countries and their peoples to celebrate World Oceans Day on 8th June 2014. Events are planned around the world to celebrate […]
17/03/2014

Forum Secretariat leads Assessment in Marshall Islands to enhance Access and Management of Climate Change Finance

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) recently undertook a climate change finance assessment in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) to help the small island […]