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Friday 23 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga, for the first time, planned to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) and the 16th anniversary for Tonga’s membership of the United Nations, which it joined in 1999, with an event at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre today. Officially, UN day is 24 October.
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Tuesday 1 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government has reneged on its commitment to the United Nations of March 9 to ratify the Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
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Tuesday 28 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga sat for the first time this year on a 33-member Council of the International Seabed Authority after being elected last year for a four-year term.
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Tuesday 7 October 2014
New York, USA
Pacific Island leaders met the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe in New York last month in preparation for the Pacific Island Leaders Meeting (PALM7) to be held in May 2015 in Iwaki, Japan.
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Friday 12 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
45 Fijian peacekeepers detained by militants in the Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border have been released at 14:30 local time, a United Nations (UN) Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric announced on September 11.
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Thursday 19 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A special program including a peace march will be held on Saturday, September 21 in Nuku‘alofa as Tonga marks the United Nation's International Peace Day, under a theme ‘Education for Peace’.
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Thursday 3 May 2012
Paris, France
World Press Freedom Day (today, May 3) is our opportunity to raise the flag in the fight to advance media freedom. We call on States, professional media and non-governmental organisations everywhere to join forces with the United Nations to promote online and offline freedom of expression in accordance with internationally accepted principles. This is a pillar of individual rights, a foundation for healthy societies and a force for social transformation.
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Saturday 9 February 2008
Wellington, New Zealand
Australia's controversial 'Pacific solution' to deal with asylum seekers has effectively ended with today's departure for Brisbane of 21 Sri Lankan refugees from Nauru.
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Monday 20 March 2000

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Government will have to introduce new legislation and a mechanism in order to check the quality of goods that are imported into Tonga, once a United Nations agreement on the use of genetic engineering takes effect later this year. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 15, no. 1, March 2000.
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