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  • 01 September 2014 Forum debates fisheries management
    Islands Business: September 2014 At the Pacific Islands Forum, regional leaders adopted a new agreement to strengthen enforcement and surveillance over the region’s fisheries. I...Read the rest
  • 01 September 2014 Tonga a world leader in seabed minerals law
    The Jet Newspaper: Monday, 01 September 2014 The Kingdom of Tonga this month became the first country in the world to put in place a law that manages seabed mineral activities within its ...Read the rest
  • 31 August 2014 Samoa PM acknowledges good faith shown in the negotiated SAMOA Pathway document
    8:29 pm GMT+12, 31/08/2014, Samoa The negotiated Outcomes Document of the 3rd Small Islands Developing States Conference that gets underway in Samoa today, has been hailed as a ‘rarity...Read the rest
  • 31 August 2014 Alliance formed to improve ocean policy coordination and action in the Pacific
    The Jet Newspaper: Sunday, 31 August 2014 The Pacific Ocean Alliance, which seeks to bring together a broad range of stakeholders with diverse interests in the Pacific Ocean, will be laun...Read the rest
  • 29 August 2014 The Pacific islands are drowning, we need the world's help
      Friday 29 August 2014 22.30 BST  As prime minister of Samoa I urge the global leaders who will gather at our small islands summit next week to rise above the rhetoric and forge bind...Read the rest
  • 29 August 2014 From Tuvalu to Kiribati, the outlook for Pacific island states is perilous
    Small island developing states in Asia-Pacific are at a development crossroads. Some have achieved middle-income status. The classification is based on several indicators, one being economic. Some ...Read the rest
  • 28 August 2014 Cooks PM says fisheries needs right balance
    The Cook Islands Prime Minister says Pacific countries face a major challenge to get the sensitive balance right between financial incentives and preserving fish stocks.  Ahead of the Smal...Read the rest
  • 28 August 2014 Pacific voices will be heard
    “We are not doing this for Samoa, we are doing this to provide the stage for partnerships. For me, if there are partnerships that will be launched that will benefit Tuvalu, Kiribati and other...Read the rest
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