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Friday 15 June 2007
Suva, Fiji
Commenting on the expulsion of the New Zealand High Commissioner to Fiji, Ian McCartney MP, Minister of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said today, "The UK government deplores the expulsion of the New Zealand High Commissioner, Michael Green from Fiji. This is an unjustified action and raises serious concerns about the Interim Government's commitment to returning to a fully functioning parliamentary democracy." British High Commission, 15/06/07.
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Wednesday 13 June 2007
'Okalani, Nu'usila
'Oku fiema’u 'e he fa’ahi Teomkalati ke fakahoko 'a e liliu he vave taha 'aia ko hono fakavave’i. 'Oku fiema’u 'ehe Pule’anga ke luelue mamalie pe 'a e fakahoko 'a e liliu. 'Oku 'ikai ke tui 'ae Paati Langafonua Tu'uloa (PLT) ki he Pule'anga ke luelue mamalie pe 'a e fakahoko 'ae liliu. Pea 'oku 'ikai tui 'ae PLT ki he Temokalati ke fakahoko fakavavevave 'ae liliu.
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Wednesday 13 June 2007
Geneva, Switzerland
On the occasion of World Blood Donor Day, the theme of which this year is Safe blood for safe motherhood, the World Health Organization (WHO) will launch a new initiative to improve the availability and use of safe blood to save the lives of women during and after childbirth. The initiative is the beginning of a broader blood safety agenda redefined in Ottawa this week and aiming to work towards universal access to safe blood transfusion in support of the Millennium Development Goals.
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Monday 11 June 2007
Suva, Fiji
Skills development needs to be a priority in the Pacific.
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Monday 11 June 2007
Auckland, New Zealand
The Maori Party has today welcomed the news that the New Zealand government has accepted the call from the MMP parties to repeal New Zealand's sedition laws.
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Wednesday 6 June 2007
The Hague, Netherland
The Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has disregarded evidence of Japan...’s poor record on regulating ivory trade and instead officially released 60 tonnes of stockpiled ivory for importation to that country.
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Wednesday 6 June 2007
Geneva, Switzerland
The focus of World Environment Day this year is on the impact of climate change on the polar regions, their ecosystems and communities, and the consequences that will have for the world.
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Tuesday 5 June 2007
Honiara, Solomon Islands
RAMSI Special Coordinator Tim George today thanked the Kingdom of Tonga for its very valuable contribution to the work of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands.
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Tuesday 5 June 2007
Prague, Czech Republic
Humanist movement, founding member of the "No to the Bases" initaitive opposes the plan of the current US administration to build a radar base in the Czech Republic as part of the National Missile Defense System. Humanists will protest during the first day of President Bush's visit in Prague on June 4 at 6pm at Hradcanske namesti.
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Monday 4 June 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
To highlight this year's Environment Week, four year old Lucy Jenkin is the youngest in a group of talented contestants vying for prizes in the first ever 'Aati 'o e Veve (Trash to Art) competition hosted by the Tonga Solid Waste Management Project on June 4 on the lawn across Fa'onelua Park in Nuku'alofa with a runway show at 10 a.m. as well as a floral arrangement and handicraft competition.
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Sunday 3 June 2007
Geneva, Switzerland
The World Health Organization (WHO) signalled the urgent need for countries to provide a network of community mental health services at its Global Forum for Community Mental Health (Geneva, 30-31 May 2007). For the first time, WHO invited people living with mental disorders to attend the Forum, sending a message to countries that it is important to give a voice to this excluded group to claim their rights and secure their participation in society.
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Friday 1 June 2007
Ottawa, Canada
World Blood Donor Day, celebrated every year on 14 June, will this year focus on the role of safe blood transfusions in preventing maternal deaths.
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Saturday 26 May 2007
New Zealand
Prominent New Zealand church leader Bishop Brian Tamaki is calling on Christian-based countries to unashamedly declare their religious identity or risk losing it forever.
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Wednesday 23 May 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ko e vakai mei he ‘Unuaki-’o-Tonga Royal University ki he ngaahi fakakaukau mei he National Economic Summit na’e fakahoko ‘e he Potungaue ‘a e Kakai, Fefakatau’aki mo e Ngaahi Ngaue’anga iiki.
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Friday 18 May 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Japan continues to provide development assistance to rural sectors, which benefits villages in the Kingdom of Tonga. This time, three villages will celebrate the opening of new water supply systems. These projects were funded under Japan...’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) programme.
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Wednesday 9 May 2007
Apia, Samoa
SPREP and the Roundtable for Nature Conservation have announced that the 8th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas will take place on 22-26 October 2007, in Alotau, Papua New Guinea.
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Wednesday 9 May 2007
Washington,USA
The Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders is an opportunity for the United States and more than 20 Pacific Island governments to consult with each other on a wide range of security and economic issues, according to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
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Tuesday 8 May 2007
Suva, Fiji
The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) High Level Stakeholder meeting gets underway at the Holiday Inn today (May 7 2007)
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Tuesday 8 May 2007
Brussels, Belgium
At a Labour Summit taking place on 6 and 7 May, leaders from the G8 trade unions and Global Unions organisations are calling on the G8 Labour Ministers and German Chancellor Angela Merkel to put the need for social rules around global trade and capital flows at the centre of their discussions. The Labour Summit is being held one month before the Heiligendamm Summit of G8 heads of government.
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Monday 7 May 2007
Nadi, Fiji
1. Ministers representing the ACP States signatory to the ACP-EU Sugar Protocol have met in Nadi, Fiji, from 30th April to 3rd May 2007, for the 10th ACP Special Ministerial Conference on Sugar to discuss strategies for managing the challenges of reform in the EU sugar sector, and the European Commission's recent market access offer in the context of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiations.
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