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Countries must support efforts to spur implementation of voluntary commitments on SDG 14: Fiji PM
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9:05 pm GMT+12, 20/09/2017, United States
“I’m pleased to reaffirm that Fiji will continue to be dedicated to this course, particularly after the inaugural UN Oceans Conference under my co-Presidency with the Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden. Now that we are into the three-year implementation phase, I’m glad that Fiji will…
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Solomon Islands Government pursues UN peace-building fund
The United Nations Peace Building Support Office is currently working with the Solomon Islands
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Treaty banning nuclear weapons opens for signature at UN
The world’s first legally-binding treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons opened for signatur
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Fiji joins France for Global Summit on climate change pact
Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama joined newly elected President of France Emmanuel Mac
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Commonwealth Secretary-General calls for taskforce on natural disasters
 Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland is convening a group of specialists fro
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Guam governor likes Trump's tough talk
Guam Governor Eddie Calvo said he was glad President Trump's address to the United Nations
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Manus Island refugees could leave next week for US resettlement
The first refugees to be resettled in the US from Australia’s offshore detention islands
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Serious disaster threats for Bougainville
A new Disaster Risk Assessment report released recently shows the Autonomous Region of Bougain
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Tuvalu PM calls for urgency on Paris Agreement
Tuvalu's prime minister has urged the international community to back up its Paris Climate
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Samoa PM has talks with Indonesian minister in New York
 In a sign of closening ties between the two countries, Samoa's prime minister Tuilae
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PNG lacks planning for mass evacuation, disaster official says
Papua New Guinea has no plans or strategies in place for conducting mass evacuation in major d
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Vanuatu Government MPs defect to Opposition
Vanuatu Government MPs Ephraim Kalsakau and Fred Tasso of the Workers Party for Vanuatu Develo
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Natural disasters cost Pacific $502m
 The average annual direct losses caused by natural disasters in the South Pacific region
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American Samoa AG responds 'OK to board’ to enter the U.S
The influx of illegal immigrants entering American Samoa with drugs and contrabands is the rea
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Aust PM Turnbull says North Korea will be 'wiped out' if regime attacks US
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has backed US President Donald Trump's fiery la
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Fiji praised for taking on Presidency of COP23
Fiji's decision to take on the presidency of COP23, the UN negotiations on climate change,
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Tuvalu emphasises stance on climate change and finance at Fiji side-event
Tuvalu Prime Minister delivered a strong statement at a side event co-hosted by Fiji and Germa
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Tuvalu appeals to 'climate tourists'
Tuvalu was one of the least visited places in the world last year with only two thousand arriv
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PM O’Neill to deliver PNG country statement at UN General Assembly
The Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill  will travel to the United States of America this
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Fiji nurses to go on a strike is a strong possibility - Union
Nurses are confused as to what is the actual salary increase under the new contracts that they
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Solomon Islands government promises to bring back anti-corruption bill
Solomon Islands' acting Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga has promised protesters the gover
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Warrant of arrest for Solomon Islands Minister Tome withdrawn
A warrant of arrest issued for Solomon Islands Minister of Provincial Governments and Institut
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Marshall Islands joins Under2 Coalition
The Marshall Islands and Mozambique have joined a growing group of governments convened by Cal
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MSG deputy director general appointed
The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat has a new Deputy Director General Peter Eafea
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EU pledges support to Fiji’s Presidency of COP23
The European Union will provide its support to Fiji when it assumes the Presidency of COP23, t
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As climate change makes bad weather worse, countries must strengthen resilience, UN officials urge
Noting the ever-increasing impact of extreme weather events, top United Nations officials, inc
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Canada tells Fiji, "We are with you"
Fiji’s Prime Minister and incoming COP23 President, Frank Bainimarama, joined by Fiji&rs
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Marshalls to review treaty as six Pacific nations ready to sign
Six Pacific island nations are expected to sign a United Nations treaty banning nuclear weapon
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Solomon Islands PM wants PNG citizenship
Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, will be seeking a Papua New Guinean citizen
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Island leaders invited to APEC 2018
Papua New Guinea will officially send out an invite to all Pacific Island leaders and their go
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NZ to sign prohibition of nuclear weapons treaty
Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced New Zealand will sign the Treaty on the Prohibit
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PNG MP to utilise Indonesia ties
 Papua New Guinea's North Fly MP James Donald is planning to establish a partnership
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West Papuan independence founder dies
One of the founders of the West Papuan independence movement, Nicolaas Jouwe, has died in Jaka
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All census data in Fiji will be confidential
In a first for Fiji, all census data will be compiled on tablets and in addition to being more
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17/09/2017 - Nuclear waste shipments in Pacific a worry for SPREP
17/09/2017 - ‘RFMF saved country from plunging into anarchy in 2000’
17/09/2017 - Vanuatu to discuss kava with Australia under PACER plus: Prime Minister
17/09/2017 - PM Salwai says lobbying for West Papua is increasing
17/09/2017 - Solomon Islands stands strong behind post Cotonou negotiations
17/09/2017 - Top Solomons official charged with corruption
17/09/2017 - Solomon Islands appoints first female Chief Magistrate
17/09/2017 - Tuvalu’s climate change insurance proposal with Forum Committee
17/09/2017 - Fiji Census 2017 begins today
17/09/2017 - Vanuatu Parliamentary Secretary says issue of West Papua now gone beyond the region
17/09/2017 - Bring Paris to life, Fiji PM calls on community of nations
17/09/2017 - PNG Prime Minister calls for unity
17/09/2017 - New rule for American Samoa travel angers passengers
17/09/2017 - USS Rushmore on surveillance duties in Vanuatu EEZ
14/09/2017 - Fears new low-skilled visa will be open to abuse
14/09/2017 - North Korea fires another missile over Japan, putting Guam within range
14/09/2017 - PNG celebrate 42 years of independence
14/09/2017 - Fiji calls for non state- state actors to step -up climate action
14/09/2017 - Fijian PM launch scathing attack against opposition MP
14/09/2017 - North Korea tests another missile; no threat to Guam, Homeland Security says
14/09/2017 - Vanuatu and France to hold border talks
14/09/2017 - ACP Secretary General urges better ocean governance through Pacific maritime domain awareness
14/09/2017 - PM’ Sogavare's early PIF exit ridiculed
14/09/2017 - Fiji Parliament reminded of past hurt and effects of race card
14/09/2017 - Guam delegate may have violated emoluments clause with lease, ethics office says
14/09/2017 - Senegal assumes chairmanship of the ACP Committee of Ambassadors
14/09/2017 - Court advised to reject French Polynesia nuclear compensation
14/09/2017 - Vanuatu to highlight West Papua human rights violation at UN General Assembly
14/09/2017 - Short course focus on Pacific regional security
14/09/2017 - Fiji’s COP Presidency is global confidence: AG
14/09/2017 - Manus asylum seekers may stay in detention in PNG after Centre closes
14/09/2017 - Respect is an obstacle for Tongan democracy: researcher
13/09/2017 - Tonga's life peers now able to become noble MPs
13/09/2017 - No one single point in a democracy: Fiji Opposition MP Singh
13/09/2017 - PM Bainimarama should be blamed for 2000 coup: NFP
13/09/2017 - Inquiries after sacked Finance Minister disobeyed cabinet decision on TP$80,000 spending
13/09/2017 - Churches unimpressed by Indonesia's comments on West Papua
13/09/2017 - Samoa head of Immigration explains diplomatic passport denial
13/09/2017 - Samoa Government raises passport fees
13/09/2017 - FemTALK no nukes
13/09/2017 - At least 5,000 new voters register for Tongan election
13/09/2017 - Fiji Opposition MP claims 2013 constitution gender biased
13/09/2017 - Samoa media association president charged resigns
13/09/2017 - SPREP gears up to host Twenty Eighth Meeting of Officials in Samoa
13/09/2017 - Commonwealth Secretary-General welcomes Forum Leaders call for assistance in Apia, Samoa
13/09/2017 - StarKist to pay $6.3 m penalty for discharge violations
13/09/2017 - Tuvalu holds Island leaders meeting
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