23/05/2018

Pacific Trade Officials Prepare for World Trade Organisation Negotiations

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Fiji (May 23, 2018) – Senior officials of Pacific trade, fisheries, agriculture and commerce sectors are in Suva this week for a collective […]
11/05/2018

Siotame Drew Havea: Representing Civil Society on the Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism

The Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism recently welcomed four new members. The new member representing Civil Society is Mr. Siotame Drew Havea. Mr. Havea has extensive experience […]
02/05/2018

Tonga’s engagement in the Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement (PICTA)

At the invitation of the Government of Tonga, the Forum Secretariat is in Nuku’alofa this week to undertake consultations with government, private sector and line ministries […]
06/07/2017

Tonga Project part of Regional Energy Solutions Initiative

Vava’u, Tonga- More than 300,000 Pacific islanders are directly benefiting from the regional Pacific Environment Community Fund (PEC Fund) supported by Japan, through which clean, reliable, […]
15/06/2017

Implementation of PACER Plus must support the development needs of Forum Island Countries

The PACER Plus trade and development agreement was signed yesterday by ten Forum Member countries in Tonga. “The signature of PACER Plus marks an important milestone […]
06/02/2015

Tonga Climate Finance and Risk Governance Assessment underway

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) is partnering with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support a national Climate Finance and Risk Governance (CFRG) Assessment […]
11/03/2014

National Human Rights Consultation a first for the Kingdom

A first ever, two week long national human rights consultation programme commenced yesterday in the Kingdom of Tonga for both government officials and non-government participants. The […]
15/07/2013

Tonga Lord Prime Minister Tu’ivakano’s Speech On the occasion of the Opening Ceremony of the Forum Economic Ministers’ Meeting 2013

Lord Prime Minister Tu’ivakano’s Speech On the occasion of the Opening Ceremony of the Forum Economic Ministers’ Meeting 4 th July 2013 Honourable Ministers Members of […]
28/08/2012

Samoa keen to share experiences with Tonga

[Nuku’alofa, Tonga] The Samoan member of the Tonga Peer Review team says he is keen to take back with him lessons from Tonga, such as their […]