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  • 04
  • Oct

Māori Television’s Native Affairs story on West Papua was the first New Zealand television crew allowed into the Indonesian-ruled Melanesian region in 50 years.

  • 04
  • Oct

The European Commission has  confirmed its zero tolerance policy against illegal fishing worldwide by warning the Comoros and Taiwan that they risk being identified as uncooperative countriesin the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

  • 01
  • Oct

SUVA,  (UNICEF/UNFPA/WHO/DFAT) - Three Pacific Island countries using integrated approaches to health delivery for women, new-borns, children and adolescents will benefit from a nearly AU$7 million UN Joint Programme announced in New York as part of a meeting of Pacific Foreign Ministers.

  • 01
  • Oct

NAURU has joined the Marshall Islands and Tuvalu to become the third country in the Pacific to ban the controversial practice of transshipping.

  • 25
  • Sep

NADI, (PACNEWS) ---- The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) has called on the Tuna Commission to include fisheries observers in all transhipments taking place in the high seas.

  • 25
  • Sep

NADI, (RNZI) --- The Pacific Islands Tuna Industry Association (PITIA) is calling for a balance to be struck between industry partners and fisheries managers and regulators in the region.

  • 25
  • Sep

SUVA, (SPC) --- Given the significance of agriculture to the Pacific region, a workshop currently underway in Suva aims to assist Pacific governments to better plan and target public spending on agriculture and to increase value for money in public agriculture expenditure.

  • 19
  • Sep

HUMANITY’S mismanagement of the ocean has led to the loss of almost half the world's marine mammals, birds, reptiles and fish in a single generation, a World Wide Fund for Nature report says.

  • 15
  • Sep

The Chair of the 2nd Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Regional Workshop on UNPoA and Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), Mr Edmond Heau of the Department of Commerce, Solomon Islands welcomed members of the MSG, PSAAG and Civil Society Organisations to the Workshop held at the MSG Secretariat in Port Vila from 1 -2 September 2015.

  • 15
  • Sep

Suva (Fiji Times) - FIJI'S foreign debt stood at $2.96billion at the end of December 31, 2014.

  • 09
  • Sep

PORT MORESBY, (AAP) - Pacific island countries are hopeful of wrapping up a trade pact with the European Union by year's end and one with Australia and New Zealand mid-next year.

  • 09
  • Sep

PORT MORESBY, (ISLANDS BUSINESS) - Explore all options is the instructions Pacific leaders have told officials who are negotiating an economic partnership agreement with the European Union.

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