December 14, 2017

DFAT and electoral office assist Fiji voter registration

The Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) and the Nauru Electoral Commission (NEC) assisted the Fijian Elections Office in conducting voter registration for Fiji nationals in Nauru last week. Fiji Elections Office official Mrs Aditewa Bolaniwaqa Hauvina arrived in country on Tuesday 5 December to conduct the voter registrations […]
December 14, 2017

Statement by President Waqa at the 3rd Asia Pacific water summit

Please find below keynote address delivered by His Excellency President Baron Waqa at the 3rd Asia Pacific water summit in Yangon, Myanmar.   3rd Asia Pacific Water Summit Theme: Water Security for Sustainable Development Yangon, Myanmar 11 -12 December 2017 Keynote Address by His Excellency Baron Divavesi Waqa President of […]
December 13, 2017

Statement by President Waqa at opening segment of the Bali Democracy Forum X, “Does Democracy Deliver”

Please find attached statement delivered by His Excellency President Baron Waqa at the opening segment of the Bali Democracy Forum X, “Does Democracy Deliver”. The statement was delivered in Jakarta, Indonesia.
December 13, 2017

Nauru-NZ sign partnership agreements

A ceremony was conducted at the cabinet room for the signing of the Energy Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the Education Grant Funding Agreement (EGFA) between Nauru and New Zealand last week (8 December). The EPA and the EGFA were signed by His Excellency Acting President David Adeang and the newly […]
December 11, 2017

Advance Nauru – Nauru Rehabilitation Corporation

Due to population growth, mining and climate change, Nauru – the world’s smallest republic – has run out of space. Nauru is launching its most ambitious project yet, the Nauru Rehabilitation Corporation. Ninety per cent of the land on Nauru needs to be rehabilitated after phosphate mining, which could take […]
December 11, 2017

Acting President receives high commissioner Simmonds

His Excellency Acting President David Adeang received the High Commissioner of New Zealand to Nauru at the formal presentation of credentials at the Office of the President on 8 December. High Commissioner Ms Nicola Simmonds arrived at the government office and was met by the Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs […]
November 27, 2017

PFTAC Awards Night

To show recognition for reforms progress in Pacific Island Countries PFTAC hosted a dinner in Samoa to recognize major regional achievements. Three awards were presented – the first award “Strengthening Revenue Administration and Governance Arrangements” went to Nauru which started its first ever taxation reforms in 2014, with the introduction […]
November 27, 2017

President receives Japan ambassador Omura

His Excellency President Baron Waqa received the ambassador of Japan to Nauru at the formal presentation of credentials at the Office of the President today, 27 November. Ambassador Mr Masahiro Omura arrived at the government offices this morning and was met by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade Michael […]
November 20, 2017

Manus Island refugees welcomed to Nauru

Nauru’s Minister for Multicultural Affairs, David Adeang, has revealed that those refugees who have arrived in Nauru from Manus Island are settling in well. The comments come just over a week after the first refugees from Manus arrived on Nauru, where they were welcomed by the Acting Secretary for Multicultural […]
November 16, 2017

Armistice Day 2017

On November 11, Nauru commemorated Armistice Day, a time to remember those that perished and survived the perils of war and exile. The opening prayer was delivered by Reverend Roger Mwareow. His Excellency the Acting President Hon David Adeang laid the first wreath at the steps of the cenotaph to […]