IMF Deputy Managing Director Bo Li urges collaboration at Pacific Islands Conference

IMF Deputy Managing Director Bo li has highlighted the region's diversity but acknowledged shared vulnerabilities, particularly to global shocks. Bo Li addressed the IMF Pacific...

Wave of acceptances of Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies at MC13 advances entry into force

Eight WTO members deposited their instruments of acceptance of the Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies on 26 February at the opening of the 13th Ministerial...

Regional tuna expert sounds caution in developing seabed mining

By Richard Naidu Leading Pacific tuna industry expert, Dr Transform Aqorau, has drawn from the region’s experiences with its massive tuna fisheries industry to...

Pacific Groups join global call for WTO to target big fishing fleets

Pacific civil society groups have joined others from around the world in an open letter calling on trade negotiators at this week's World Trade...

Deepening the Partnership between the Pacific Islands and the IMF

Op-ed by Bo Li and Marshall Mills Pacific Island countries are renowned the world over for their unique geography, populations, cultures, and way of...

Warning over wedging Pacific Island nations with aid

Australia may need to work with China in the Pacific to ensure a record level of development aid and loans are not misused and...

New Zealand backs away from deep-sea trawling restrictions

NZ fisheries Minister Shane Jones' close links to the fishing industry are under scrutiny once again, after New Zealand diplomats made an abrupt about-turn...

Climate Change threatens Tuna and economic stability, warns Kiribati Fisheries Minister

By Pita Ligaiula at COP28 in Dubai, UAE Kiribati's Minister for Fisheries & Marine Resources, Ribanataake Tiwau, emphasised the vital role of tuna for his...

Pacific Tuna face alarming consequences without 1.5-degree climate action: FFA DG

By Pita Ligaiula at COP28 in Dubai, UAE The Director General of the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) Dr Tupou-Roosen, has highlighted the critical role of...

Bringing scale and strength to the Pacific

By Sarah Stubbings, ANZ Regional Executive, Pacific ANZ’s presence in the Pacific dates back 143 years and our commitment to this vibrant region is...

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