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PACP leaders meet in Suva to finalise new partnership agreement with EU

By Pita Ligaiula Members of the Pacific ACP subregion met in Fiji Monday on the fringes of the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting to...

Kiribati exit from Pacific Forum ‘out of order’ – former president

Kiribati's sudden withdrawal from the Pacific Islands Forum without wider political discussion by the government is out of order, the country's opposition leader and...

Solomon Islands offers to host next Forum Leaders Meeting

By Pita Ligaiula Solomon Islands has made its intention known to the Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers Meeting (FMMM) that it wants to host...

Tuvalu asks NZ for more support as sea levels rise

With climate change causing the sea to rise around them, the Pacific island of Tuvalu is calling on New Zealand to provide more support...

Pacific Foreign Ministers declare a climate emergency, set priorities at FFMM 2022

Formal outcomes from the Forum Foreign Ministers, held in Suva on Friday have been released with key collective decisions including a declaration that the...

Kiribati withdraws from Pacific Islands Forum in blow to regional body

The key diplomatic body in the Pacific has been dealt a devastating blow on the eve of its first in-person meeting since the pandemic,...

PNG caretaker PM Marape wins Tari-Pori Open seat for the third time

Papua New Guinea caretaker Prime Minister James Marape becomes the first candidate to be declared in the 2022 National General Election. Marape was officially declared...

Pacific strength lies in solidarity: Koya

Like all families, we sometimes go through a rough patch but our strength lies in our resolve to work together as one Blue Pacific...

Australian and NZ invitation for co-hosted COP with Pacific must be matched by support...

The invitation from Australia and New Zealand for Pacific Island nations to be part of a joint bid to host a future UN climate...

Expanded, empowered PIF could lock in Pacific security

By Anna Powles, Massey University and Joanne Wallis, University of Adelaide in Palmerston North Amid global political turbulence, the Pacific is a region whose...

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

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-related...

Fiji’s political landscape unpredictable: Herr

The political landscape in Fiji is facing a perfect storm, with the governing coalition and the opposition party plagued by internal divisions. This has been...

AOSIS lead negotiator Rasmussen urges swift action and robust financing to address Climate threats

AOSIS Climate lead negotiator, Anne Rasmussen of Samoa, emphasised the coalition's vulnerability to climate change at the Sixtieth Session of the Subsidiary Bodies (SB60)...