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PIFL in India

Pacific Island countries are a key factor in India’s extended

Speaking on the occasion, the President welcomed them to India. He said even though India is separated from the Pacific Island Countries by oceans and continents, India is proud to have a long tradition of close friendship with them. Government of India attaches great importance to its relations with their friends in the Pacific Island […]

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EU and PIFS signed RIP

Pacific Regional Indicative Programme gets EUR 166 million from European Union

The European Union (EU) and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) have signed the Pacific Regional Indicative Programme (RIP) funded under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) for the period 2014-2020. The Pacific RIP amounts to EUR 166 million. The European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Mr Neven Mimica, and the Secretary General (SG) of […]

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Tuna FFA

Pacific Island nations reach deal on southern albacore tuna

Pacific Island nations will take more control over the southern albacore tuna fishery after reaching a “historic” agreement on joint harvest control measures, reports ABC News. Officials from the Pacific Forum Fishery Agency (FFA) countries, meeting in the Solomon Islands, have agreed on the text for a framework for managing the South Pacific longline fishery. […]

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Pacific nations slam big countries over catch reporting

Pacific nations have called out major fishing nations using loopholes to duck out of properly reporting their fishing catches in Pacific waters, reports Solomon Star News. Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) members at the 10th Scientific Committee meeting of the WCPFC said the missing data was critical to help prevent over-fishing in Pacific waters. […]

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