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Friday 7 September 2018

Yaren, Nauru
All 18 member states of the Pacific Islands Forum, including Tonga, have endorsed the “Boe Declaration” which reaffirms that climate change is the “single greatest threat” to the Pacific Region, in Nauru on Wednesday 5 September, the final day of the 49th PIF Leaders Meeting.
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Friday 31 August 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister, Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva is leading Tonga’s delegation to the 49th Pacific Islands Forum Meeting held in Nauru from September 3-6.
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Wednesday 22 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva released an official statement on 20 August, retracting comments he made two weeks ago in an interview with the Samoan Observer, where he suggested that Pacific Island nations should collectively ask China to write-off its debts.
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Thursday 16 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva is attracting world wide media attention after he made comments suggesting that Pacific Island leaders participate in a year long weight loss competition.
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Sunday 19 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The results of Tonga’s November 16 General Election “reflected the wishes of the people” the Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group, Hon. Margaret Wilson DNZM said at the Tanoa Hotel on 18 November. Speaking to the press at the end of their observer mission, she congratulated the Kingdom of Tonga for turning out in numbers to exercise their democratic right.
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Tuesday 27 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A complex four-days Pacific regional meeting to discuss a theme of “Building Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) as a Catalyst for economic growth”, began in Avarua, Cook islands today, 27 October. It aims to increase the engagement of the Private Sector in the Pacific Island economies, and to identify regional approaches for Private Sector to address its economic concerns.
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Monday 17 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand's aid programme to the Pacific region will be reviewed by member countries of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.
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Monday 27 October 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fiji’s six-year suspension from the Pacific Islands Forum has finally ended, its suspension lifted by the Forum last Wednesday 22 October. However, whether or not Fiji’s government chooses to return to the Pacific Island’s Forum is another matter.
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Tuesday 10 June 2014
Suva, Fiji
Development partners are being asked to channel Aid for Trade resources through a regional trade and development facility that now has ten Pacific Islands as signatories.
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Monday 26 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pacific Leaders at a Special Retreat meeting in the Cook Islands on May 5 agreed to overhaul the Pacific Plan. Consultation meetings are currently being held throughout the region, to prepare a draft Framework for Pacific Regionalism, including a consultation meeting in Nuku'alofa last week.
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Wednesday 14 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Islands Forum announced intentions by Pacific leaders to revitalize regionalism under the 2005 Pacific Plan after a recent review by Sir Mekere Maurata stated that progress had been very limited.
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Thursday 1 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new six-year partnership deal has been signed between Australia and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS). Australia will pay $21.6 million (AUD) for the first three years of the partnership.
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Tuesday 26 November 2013
Sydney, Australia
The Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA has become a new partner to the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility PRIF, the Asian Development Bank ADB announced today, 26 November.
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Wednesday 25 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pacific Island Forum Leaders made a commitment to be Climate Leaders when they adopted the Majuro Declaration for Climate Leadership in Majuro, Marshall Islands early this month, 5 September. The Declaration will be presented by the Chair of the Pacific Forum to the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
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Sunday 8 September 2013
Majuro, Marshall Islands
The Republic of Kiribati and the United States have signed a boundary treaty delimiting the waters between their two countries.
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Monday 2 September 2013
Sydney, Australia
This week’s Pacific Islands Forum focuses on: “Marshalling a Pacific Response to Climate Change” when the leaders of the Pacific Island Forum will propose the Majuro Declaration for Climate Leadership, to galvanize a new wave of climate action. At this critical time in the history of the Pacific, it is essential the discussion goes beyond words and pledges and results in concrete actions and commitments, from all actors, to combat climate change. - World Bank Group.
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Wednesday 3 April 2013
Suva, Fiji
The 44th Pacific Islands Forum and related meetings will be held from 3 to 6 September 2013 in Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands.
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Sunday 26 August 2012
London, United Kingdom
The growth of vibrant economies and stable societies among Pacific island countries is at the heart of the Pacific Plan. It is a collective ambition that can be realised when heads come together in Rarotonga to add stimulus to the momentum for progress that the peoples of the Pacific richly deserve.
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Sunday 11 March 2012
Geneva, Switzerland
Mr Alex Kerangpuna of Papua New Guinea PNG has commenced work as Trade Policy Officer based in the Office of the Delegation of the Pacific Islands Forum PIF to the World Trade Organisation WTO in Geneva, Switzerland. - Pacific Islands Forum.
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Wednesday 22 February 2012
Nadi, Fiji
The seventh round of Pacific Islands Countries Trade Agreement (PICTA) trade in services negotiations concluded on 10 February 2012 in Nadi, Fiji.
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