By Islands Business correspondent Nic Maclellan, at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru  Despite the lack of formal endorsement from this week’s Pacific Island Forum in Nauru, Vanuatu will continue an initiative to have West Papua re-listed as a non-self-governing…
Nauru faces pressure ahead of Pacific Island Forum

Gia Garrick, Political Reporter  @giaisonline gia.garrick@radionz.co.nz Regional security and other pressing issues like climate change will be top of the formal agenda at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru this week. But leaders will also be confronted with the situation facing refugees…

New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister, Winston Peters says his country recognizes West Papua as a part of Indonesia. New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister, Winston Peters says his country recognizes West Papua as a part of Indonesia. He made this comment…
Pacific leadership focussed on improving lives of islanders

New Zealand’s Foreign Minister says Pacific leaders are determined to develop the economic potential of each of their island countries. Gerry Brownlee made this comment after attending the Pacific Islands Forum leaders summit in Apia, where he was standing in…
Ini Sikap New Zealand Soal Dipertahankannya Isu Papua di PIF

WELLINGTON, SATUHARAPAN.COM – Dipertahankannya isu pelanggaran Hak Asasi Manusia (HAM) di Papua dalam komunike bersama Konferensi Tingkat Tinggi (KTT) ke-48 Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) di Apia, Salomon Islands, akhir pekan lalu, masih mendatangkan pertanyaan dari berbagai kalangan tentang apa yang…
Gereja Pasifik : Tidak masuk akal apa yang dilakukan diplomat Indonesia!

Jayapura, Jubi – Sekretaris Jenderal Konferensi Gereja Pasifik, Rev. Francois Pihaatae menyebutkan respon dan sikap diplomat Indonesia, Frans Albert Joku saat konferensi pers di Apia, Samoa dalam pertemuan Forum Kepulauan Pasifik (PIF) sangat tidak masuk akal. Selain disampaikan dengan suara tinggi,…

By Joyetter Feagaimaali’i-Luamanu , 07 September 2017   A senior staff member of Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Franz Albert Joku, has rubbished the peaceful protest highlighting the plight of West Papua at the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting,…
Second West Papua protest to go ahead at Forum summit

Demonstrators are staging another protest this afternoon outside the Pacific Islands Forum meeting in Apia, in support of West Papuan independence. Police disbanded about thirty protestors demonstrating outside the meeting venue in Samoa’s capital this morning. The protest organiser Jerome…