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Tonga to host major international whale conservation conference

Whales in a Changing Ocean, Nuku’alofa, Tonga, 4 – 6 April 2017. Credit-Niue Tourism Office Whales in a Changing Ocean is a new approach to whale conservation. The three-day event will focus on emerging threats to Pacific whales and will bring together political decision-makers, scientists, community, industry and funders to investigate future legislative and research […]

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The Fono Wins Pacific Employer Award

The Fono has won The Pacific Business Employer Award, announced at the 10th National Pacific Business Trust Awards held at the Langham Hotel on Friday 28 October. The Pacific Business Employer Award recognises employers that proactively invest in the development of their staff to improve the capability of their Pacific workforce. Awards judges recognised The […]

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Labor Market Integration in the South Pacific: Lessons from the Australian-New Zealand Experience

Through the Pacific Islands Forum – the main multilateral organisation in the South Pacific –  Australia, New Zealand, and a number of less developed small island states (known as the Forum Island Countries) are approaching the final stages of negotiations on a comprehensive trade deal under the umbrella process established in 2001: the Pacific Agreement […]

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