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  • 31
  • Jul

“We are making good progress in the negotiations. Thus far, we have concluded negotiations on sanitary and phytosanitary measures, technical barriers to trade and customs procedures. We have also made good progress in the negotiations on trade in services and investment,” said Dr Kessie.

  • 31
  • Jul

The Tuvalu government has reaffirmed its call for the United Nations and multilateral agencies to review the classification of Least Developed Countries (LDCs), to reflect the reality facing small island nations.

  • 31
  • Jul

Four years ago they tasked the Forum Fisheries Agency with enhancing cooperation in fisheries surveillance and law enforcement against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing. 

  • 30
  • Jul

The Fijian Government is still waiting for contact from the Solomon Island’s Government to resolve the airline dispute between the two countries so that the normal flight schedule can resume between Nadi and Honiara.  

  • 30
  • Jul

One of the interesting things about the Pacific Islands Forum is that the member countries take it in turn to host it.

  • 30
  • Jul

Dr Colin Tukuitonga, Director-General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), is a member of a recently convened World Health Organization (WHO) Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity.

  • 30
  • Jul

28 July 2014, Nadi, Fiji - The wide-ranging impact of the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change Project was highlighted this morning at the opening ceremony of a meeting of all partners, the final multi-partite review. The project ends in December this year.

  • 30
  • Jul

The European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, Catherine Ashton, will be in the Pacific to attend the 45th Pacific Islands Forum meeting which opens in Koror, Palau, this week.

  • 30
  • Jul

Intense lobbying is underway on the margins of the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting in Koror for the five candidates vying for the position of the Secretary General of the Suva-based Secretariat.

  • 30
  • Jul

With the kick-off of the United Nations post-2015 sustainable development agenda fast approaching, ministers and senior Government officials from across the globe have gathered in Cotonou, Benin, today to discuss how to strengthen the world’s 48 least developed countries to produce more goods and trade in international markets more efficiently.

  • 29
  • Jul

The flag of the Pacific Community (SPC) flew at half-mast yesterday, next to the French flag, in a show of solidarity with the homage payed by France to the 118 people, of which 54 French nationals, who perished in the crash of Air Algeria flight AH5017 in Mali.

  • 29
  • Jul

There's been a call for international donors to adjust their priorities and invest in sustainable sea transport to reduce the Pacific's reliance on expensive and high-polluting fossil fuels.

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