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Smallest FFA member to grow SIDS voice at PIFS table

Wed 6 Aug 2014, FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDSTokelau's admission to associate membership of the Pacific Islands Forum is a welcome milestone that will boost oceans and fisheries issues in the region’s peak policy body.
Forum leaders made the decision to elevate Tokelau's Observer status to that of Associate Member during their retreat in Palau last week.

Regional fisheries agency congratulates new Forum SG, looks to continued strong PIFS-FFA partnership

45th PIFS, Koror, Palau, Friday 1 August.The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, FFA has congratulated the incoming Secretary General to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Dame Meg Taylor, and honoured the contribution and leadership of outgoing SG, Tuiloma Neroni Slade. The outgoing SG ends a six-year term as he coordinates his final annual Pacific Islands Forum Leaders summit today in Koror, Palau.

FFA applauds Fisheries funding boost at 45th Pacific Leaders Forum-- Movick: Australia, NZ funding affirms "key regional priority".

45th PIFLS, Koror, Palau, Friday 1 August.Multi-million dollar funding announcements from Australia and New Zealand at the 45th Forum Leaders’ summit this week for the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, FFA and fisheries work in the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, SPC are a ‘strong affirmation’ for fisheries management, economic growth and regional development.