January 5, 2018

President Waqa receives Australia high commissioner Angela Tierney

His Excellency President Baron Waqa received the high commissioner of Australia to Nauru at the formal presentation of credentials at the Office of the President today, 5 January. High Commissioner Angela Tierney arrived at the government office this morning and was met by the Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Trade […]
December 30, 2017

New Year’s message from His Excellency Hon. Baron Waqa MP, President of Nauru

Thanks to God’s grace and guidance, our nation has reached the end of another prosperous year. We have much to be thankful for – health, family, friends, our lifestyle, financial blessing and the freedoms we enjoy as part of a Christian democracy. At this time we also remember – with […]
December 22, 2017

Nauru Media news clip: Road Safety Campaign

December 20, 2017

Government calls on Nauruans to get serious about road safety

The Government has issued a plea to Nauruans to make road safety a priority as the country enters the festive season, and is backing up the call with a police blitz. His Excellency President Baron Waqa, who is also the Minister for Police, has announced a crackdown on drink driving […]
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 […]