The use of language such as "gender" and "feminism" can be a hindrance to engaging Pacific men to supporting women's leadership in the region as such words can "alienate or provoke resistance", new research has found.
Cook Islands High Commissioner to Fiji, Jim Armistead, has shared with the Pacific Islands Forum how the Cook Islands as co-chair along with Tonga is developing the implementation plan for the 2050 Strategy.
Pacific Islands Forum Chair and Prime Minister of the Cook Islands Mark Brown has received the comprehensive International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report on the Safety Review of the ALPS-Treated Water at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan.
Tributes flowed at a special celebration, a “Festschrift” (volume of tributes) for the late Dr Marjorie Tuainekore Crocombe (née Hosking) OBE (19 June 1930 – 21 July 2022), who was an exemplary author and academic of the nation.
Papua New Guinea’s amended Criminal Code Act will give police the power to deal with what they are calling ‘domestic terrorists’, RNZ reports. The impetus for the new legislation has been the rash of kidnappings carried out in a remote part of the Southern Highlands. In Bosavi, gangs of youths have captured at least three groups, held […]
Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS), Henry Puna, received a warm welcome home on Monday, on his first official visit to the Cook Islands since becoming the Secretary-General in 2021.