Pacific Parliamentary Forum 2016
The Pacific Parliamentary Forum is an opportunity for parliamentarians from the Pacific region to meet with New Zealand parliamentarians on major issues in the Pacific. It will serve to share knowledge of key issues and parliamentary practices, and enhance parliamentary democracy in the Pacific.
Re-enactment of 1915 visit by Cook Islands soldiers to Parliament
Since 2013 events have been held to commemorate the contribution made by Cook Islands soldiers during World War One. The Cook Islands Soldiers of World War One organizing committee has planned a re-enactment of a march to Parliament undertaken by 45 Cook Islands men in October 1915.
Pacific parliamentarians debate the region’s key issues
The final day of the 2016 Pacific Parliamentary Forum saw Pacific Parliamentarians gathered in the Debating Chamber for special debates on key issues affecting the region. There were four debates across the day, focusing on climate change, Pacific resources, security and governance, and Parliament and the community.
Phoenix star Roy Krishna's visit to Pacific Parliamentary Forum 2016
As a rising star of the Wellington Phoenix, Fiji-born Roy Krishna is well known in the capital. He’s represented Fiji on the world stage dozens of times. He scored the country’s first Olympic goal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. He’s something of an ambassador for Fiji, which led to him being invited to the last month’s Pacific Parliamentary Forum.
Details of the delegates attending the Pacific Parliamentary Forum 2016.
Pacific Parliamentary Forum 2016 Gallery
Check out the images from the Pacific Parliamentary Forum 2016.