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Nauru President Baron Wada reassures Forum Chairman and Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi that Nauru will see to it that that the medial will be welcomed.

Nauru to waive visa fee for journalists to 2018 Forum

20 September, 2017. Nauru President Baron Waqa has indicated an $8,000 visa fee for journalists will be waived when his country hosts the Pacific...
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Brazil must protect its remaining ‘uncontacted’ indigenous Amazonians

19 September, 2017. In a remote corner of far-western Brazil lies the Vale do Javari, home to one of the greatest concentrations of isolated...
Witchcraft related beliefs pose serious human rights violations for people with Albinism

The trade in body parts of people with albinism is driven by myth and...

20 September, 2017. In the last decade, close to 200 killings and more than 500 attacks on people with albinism have been reported in...

StarKist to pay USD 6.3 million fine for polluting bay in American Samoa

14 September, 2017. American Samoa. By Christine Blank- StarKist Co. and its subsidiary, Starkist Samoa Co., agreed to pay a USD 6.3 million (EUR...
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New programme for survivors in Solomon Islands

14 September, 2017. Solomon Islands. Women and girl survivors of gender-based violence in Solomon Islands can expect improved access to more timely and relevant services...

Benny Wenda presents West Papuan People’s Petition to Jeremy Corbyn

On 7th September 2017, West Papuan Independence Leader and Spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, Benny Wenda met with the Official...

2017 Apia Call for Partnerships for Pacific-Specific Development

8 September, 2017. Over 40 Civil Society Leaders from Samoa, Niue, Cook Islands, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, Guam and Nauru gathered...
Tuvalu is the least visited country in the world.Source:Supplied

Tuvalu is the least visited country in the world

29 August, 2017. Tuvalu. By Julia Corderoy. THE island paradise of Tuvalu is nestled in Polynesia, north of Fiji and about halfway between Australia...
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Time to break the silence: Laureates to Aung San Suu Kyi

8 September, 2017. Five of the Nobel peace laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative are calling on Aung San Suu Kyi, to break her...

Kiwi workers stand with West Papua

By Huia Welton. Unions representing 320,000 Kiwi workers have strongly endorsed the right of the people of West Papua to self-determination. The call comes as...