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  • 28 March 2017 Pacific Forum team monitors Indonesia elections
    A Pacific Islands Forum team is to join monitors of the Indonesian regional elections which start tomorrow. The Forum is to observe voting in Jayapura and Manokwari in the provinces of Pap...Read the rest
  • 28 March 2017 Empowering women 'key to Pacific advancement'
    The secretary general of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat says the key to sustainable and resilient development in Pacific communities is the economic empowerment of Pacific women. Dame Me...Read the rest
  • 15 February 2017 Forum team leader - Nauru visit very productive
    The leader of a Pacific Islands Forum team reporting back to Nauru on its observations of last year's election says they have had a very productive visit. The 25 square kilometres of lan...Read the rest
  • 18 January 2017 Pacific voice in Japan development talks
    Update: 8:05PM THE Third Ministerial Interim Meeting (MIM3) of the Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM) process attended by 16 Forum members will be held tomorrow, January 17, in Tokyo, Japa...Read the rest
  • 18 January 2017 Increasing support to Pacific island countries in the context of climate change
    Oceans, fisheries and climate change focus talks with Pacific Islands Forum Secretary-General   17 January 2017, Rome – FAO Director-General José G...Read the rest
  • 07 December 2016 Creative Energy Flows to Seafood Sector in South Pacific
    “If you had the opportunity to generate income for a whole island, what would you do?” That’s how Lili Kawaguchi opened her pitch during the closing session of Fish 2....Read the rest
  • 23 November 2016 APEC economies urged to prioritise Pacific region
    Lima, Peru Climate Change, Oceans and Connectivity are three key issues in the Pacific region that need attention, was the message delivered in a Pacific Island Forum (PIF) speech to worldwide ...Read the rest
  • 02 November 2016 World politics bring complexity to Pacific islands diplomacy: Forum secretary general
    With the increasing presence of China, the uptick in sympathy for the West Papua issue and the addition of the two French territories, life is becoming increasingly challenging within the Pacific I...Read the rest
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