October 18, 2017

Australia acknowledged in port upgrade

The Government of Nauru has acknowledged the supportive role that Australia played in its successful efforts to get approval from the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund (GCF) to upgrade the country’s port. The GCF approved a $35m funding proposal for the Nauru port at its final board meeting of the […]
October 17, 2017

PSIDS: Statement by HE Baron Waqa at Pre-COP Session 2 Plenary discussion

On Behalf of Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) Please find attached statement delivered by His Excellency the Honourable Baron Waqa M.P., President of the Republic of Nauru, and Chair of the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS). The statement was delivered today 17 October, at the Pre-COP Session 2 […]
October 9, 2017

Nauru port gets funding approval

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved a multimillion dollar upgrade of the Nauru port. At its 18th board meeting in the Egyptian capital Cairo, the GCF, an international funding organization, approved the AUD$35m (US$26.9m) port project to help Nauru counter the effects of climate change. The project will see […]
October 9, 2017

UN Mission: Statements by Permanent Mission of the Republic of Nauru at the UN DSG & PSIDS General debate at UN Headquarters

On Behalf of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Nauru to the United Nations Please find attached 2 statements delivered by: 1) Ambassador Marlene Moses Chair, Pacific Small Island Developing States AOSIS Special Plenary Meeting with HE Deputy-Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, on Wednesday, 4 October 2017, UN Headquarters at the […]
October 6, 2017

Miss Nauru Beauty Pageant

As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations a date has been set for the next Miss Nauru Beauty Pageant. The organising committee for the Miss Nauru Eita Dabug 2018 has announced the contest will be held on February 2, 2018. There are four categories: 1. Formal island day wear (short […]
September 22, 2017

Cliff lodge to be site of new state house

Landowners of portions 245 and 105 sign the land over to be developed for official government residence The Nauru Government and landowners of ‘Cliff Lodge’ in Denig District signed a land lease agreement that will make way for the construction of a new state house. His Excellency President Baron Waqa […]
September 14, 2017

Bendigo Bank recognised internationally

Bendigo Bank has been named the leading Australian company on the FORTUNE 2017 annual ‘Change the World’ list of companies that are “doing well by doing good”.
September 14, 2017

Nauru welcomed as member of International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Nauru has been officially welcomed as a member of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF).
September 8, 2017

Nauru National Sustainable Development Strategy

The National Sustainable Development Strategy (NSDS) Technical Working Group (TWG) has ended public consultations on the Nauru 2005-2025 NSDS This week, the TWG completed the consultations with all districts of Nauru.  This is in addition to meetings with the economic, infrastructure, education, health, community (women and youth) and the CSO […]
September 5, 2017

Nauru chairs small island states leaders’ meeting

Nauru chairs small island states leaders’ meeting at 48th pacific island leaders’ forum in Samoa