22/10/2018
Pacific Leaders at UN Ocean Photo

Pacific Leadership on Ocean Management and Conservation

The need for urgent collective action to sustainably manage, use and conserve the Blue Pacific oceanic continent and its resources was a recurring theme raised by Pacific Islands Forum Leaders both at the Pacific Islands Forum .....Read more.
08/10/2018

One more month for Our Pacific Ocean Media Award entries

“Our Pacific Ocean Media Award” has been extended to close on 5 November, 2018 with submissions having been published or broadcast between 3 October, 2017 and 3 November, 2018.

Winners will be announced on 3 December, 2018 the same day as the opening plenary of the UN Climate Conference in Katowice, Poland this year.

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.  
23/04/2018

The Blue Pacific at the Micronesian Non-Profit Congress

Hafa Adai! The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat is committed to working closely with Civil Society Organisations across the region to ensure an inclusive approach to policy […]
05/09/2017

Opening Address by Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Mailelegaoi of Samoa to open the 48th Pacific Islands Forum 2017

Address by The Hon. Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi Prime Minister of the Independent State of Samoa & Chair of the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting […]
05/06/2017

Remarks by Hon. Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi Prime Minister of the Independent State of Samoa at the High-Level Pacific Regional Side event by PIFS on Our Values and identity as stewards of the world’s largest oceanic continent, The Blue Pacific

U.N Headquarters New York 5 June 2017   Excellencies, Distinguished delegates Ladies and gentlemen.   Today’s side-event shines the spotlight on the Large Ocean Island States […]
02/06/2017

Regional organisations support for Pacific Countries at UN Oceans Conference

Leaders from Pacific island countries and territories will attend the United Nations Oceans Conference in New York next week looking to show the world how important […]
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 […]
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