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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Wednesday 22 February 2012
Sunday 16 August 2009
Last week's Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders' summit, held in the northern Australian city of Cairns, saw the Labor government of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd move to extend its control over the regional body. Despite earlier statements from a number of Pacific governments expressing disquiet over Canberra's stance on issues including Fiji, climate change, and regional trade, every PIF member state toed the line and signed the final summit communiqué drafted by the Australian government. -By Frank Gaglioti
Monday 25 May 2009
Japan's Prime Minister Mr Taro Aso has confirmed 50 billion yen in aid to the Pacific Islands Forum for the coming three years - an increase from its previous aid of 45 billion yen. By Linny Folau.
Sunday 11 May 2008
The Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum and Prime Minister of Tonga, Hon. Dr Feleti Sevele has announced the intention of the Forum Secretariat's Secretary General, Greg Urwin to resign from the position on medical grounds.
Tuesday 16 October 2007
The independent countries of the Pacific can be proud of the achievements of the South Pacific Islands Forum and owe a debt to two great statesmen who founded it, Tonga's King George Tupou V noted in opening the 38th meeting of the Forum at Pangai Lahi in Nuku'alofa this morning.
Friday 14 September 2007
London, United Kingdom
The Commonwealth Secretary-General's spokesperson, Mr Eduardo del Buey, has confirmed that the Secretary-General had spoken today to the Interim Minister of Finance of the Republic of Fiji Islands, Mr Mahendra Chaudhry, during which the Secretary-General reaffirmed the Commonwealth's concerns about developments in Fiji Islands.
Monday 18 December 2006
The Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Greg Urwin, said that the position of the Prime Minister of Fiji Qarase as the Chairman of the Pacific Forum is under consideration. Speaking in Suva on December 15, the Secretary General also expressed his deep regret on the over-throwing of Prime Minister Qarase's democratically elected government of Fiji by Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, the Commander of the Royal Fijian Military Force.