Samoa encourages ‘Pacific Way’ to resolve PIF membership crisis

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi said, “The events of the special Forum Leaders retreat on 3 February has again raised the opportunity for all of us leaders to reflect on the status of our region and the relevance of our institutions towards the achievement of our vision for our region and peoples.”

Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Republic of Marshall Islands and Kiribati have said they would withdraw from the Forum over the selection of the new Secretary-General for the Forum.

Australia supports Pacific basketball’s female leaders

The program aims to identify, support and train women leaders involved in basketball in the Pacific region. This support builds the capacity of women through a multifaceted training regime that develops leadership, governance, public speaking and negotiating skills.