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Forum DSG Nayasi emphasises CSO role in transformative Pacific vision at regional forum

Fiji, June 19 -- Deputy Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), Esala Nayasi, has emphasised the critical role of civil society in achieving regional goals. Standing in for Secretary Ge... Read More


FSM calls for stronger Ocean protection and Seabed mining regulations at UNCLOS meeting

Fiji, June 19 -- The permanent representative of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Jeem Lippwe has emphasised the urgent need for decisive global a... Read More


High Commissioner Tu'ivakano signs Samoa Agreement, prepares for Pacific Protocol launch in Tonga

Fiji, June 18 -- Tonga's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Titilupe Fanetupouvava'u Tu'ivakano, has signed the Samoa Agreement at the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACP... Read More


International concern over Tonga's debate on death penalty for drug offences

Fiji, June 14 -- Several international human rights organisations have expressed grave concern over recent discussions in Tonga's Parliament suggesting the extension of the death penalty to drug-relat... Read More


USAID Administrator Samantha Power promises support for democratic gains in Fiji

Fiji, June 14 -- USAID Administrator Samantha Power has announced Fiji's inclusion in USAID's Democracy Delivers Initiative, highlighting its commitment to democratic principles. "Last year, when I v... Read More


Pacific Council of Churches demand action on Kanaky New Caledonia's independence at UN Session

Fiji, June 11 -- In a decisive address to the Special Committee on Decolonisation at the United Nations headquarters, Reverend James Bhagwan, General Secretary of the Pacific Conference of Churches (P... Read More


Benny Wenda calls for global attention to genocide and ecocide in West Papua

Fiji, June 11 -- The President of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Benny Wenda, has made a blunt assessment of the dire situation in West Papua. "For years, we've been telling th... Read More


Blue Pacific unity the focus as SG Waqa leads first mission to Solomon Islands

Fiji, June 11 -- Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General Baron Waqa has met with Prime Minister of Solomon Islands, Jeremiah Manele in Honiara. The opportunities and challenges faced by the Solomon I... Read More


Growing interest in the Pacific to fund renewable energy project through PPPs

Fiji, June 11 -- Palau's new solar power plant, commissioned in June last year serves as a benchmark for other Pacific Island Countries to seek clean energy funding support through public private part... Read More


Japan-Palau strengthens bilateral relations and regional cooperation

Fiji, June 5 -- Japan's Prime Minister Kishida Fumio has welcomed Palau President Surangel Whipps Jnr to Tokyo ahead of the 10th Pacific Islands Leaders' Meeting (PALM 10). "I'm pleased to hold our t... Read More