04/12/2018
COP 24 Composite Photo

Negotiating Ambitious Global Climate Action at COP24

This week members of the Pacific Islands Forum will join the global community in Poland for COP24, a meeting of the United Nations aimed at tackling […]
12/11/2018
Nauru Green Climate Fund Workshop Team

Nauru Holds Green Climate Fund Readiness Inception Meeting

12th November 2018 The Government of Nauru is committed to strengthening its engagement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and building the capacity of national stakeholders […]
04/09/2018

2018 Civil Society Organisations Dialogue with Forum Leaders

The CSO dialogue with Forum Leaders meeting will provide an opportunity for Forum Leaders to hear CSOs’ perspectives on current regional priorities and to discuss the […]
06/08/2018

Blue Pacific Approach in Disability-Inclusive Development Shared at Global Summit

August 03, 2018 – The Pacific region is home to approximately 1.7 million persons with disabilities, almost 15 per cent of the total population of our […]
19/07/2018

Securing the potential and well-being of the Blue Pacific

Effective regional security underpins the vision outlined in the theme for this year’s Pacific Islands Forum: Building a Strong Pacific: Our People, Our Islands, Our Will.
18/06/2018

Toolkit to enrich civil society engagement in policy development around fisheries sector launched

The Pacific Islands Forum is committed to working closely with civil society and non-government organisations to develop regional policy, and one sector in which this partnership […]
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.  
19/05/2018

Opening Address by the Hon. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister of Samoa, and Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum

The Honorable Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan Fellow Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Honourable Ministers Excellencies Ladies and Gentlemen I bring you warm greetings from the […]
15/05/2018

Gerson Alik Jackson – Representing Micronesia on the Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism

The Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism recently welcomed four new members. The new member representing Micronesia is Gerson Alik Jackson, born on March 30, 1953 in the […]