June 12, 2017

President Waqa reaffirms Nauru’s commitment to Israel on official visit

His Excellency President Baron Waqa met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem and reaffirmed Nauru’s support during his first official visit to Israel this week, 10 June.  The welcome is one of genuine friendship as Nauru stands strong in its support for Israel in international fora especially in Israel’s […]
June 9, 2017

Milestone for Nauru audit office

The Nauru Department of Audit has reached a milestone by tabling in Parliament the public accounts of the 2013/2014 financial year. This confirms the Waqa Government’s commitment to international standards of transparency and accountability. In delivering the Government’s budget, Minister for Finance Hon David Adeang, MP said the completion of […]
June 9, 2017

Government Delivers Balanced Budget

The Minister for Finance David Adeang has delivered a balanced budget with a small surplus, noting that modest economic growth is expected over the next two years. In handing down the 2017/18 budget, Mr Adeang told Parliament it provides for $128.7 million in revenues and $128.6 million in expenditures. He […]
June 8, 2017

His Excellency the President of Nauru leads at first United Nations Oceans Conference

Republic of Nauru Permanent Mission to the United Nations   NEW YORK—His Excellency the Honourable Baron Waqa, President of Nauru delivered a stirring call to action on the global stage at the first ever United Nations Oceans Conference. Formally known as the United Nations Conference to Implement SDG-14 on Oceans, […]
June 8, 2017

Nauru Education Program Boost

Acting President, His Excellency David Adeang and Deputy Australian High Commissioner Dan Heldon have signed an agreement to boost the Nauru Education Program. The $1.675 million agreement with Australia is aimed at improving the country’s education standards. The priorities include improving quality and access to early years, primary and secondary […]
June 7, 2017

Statement by His Excellency the Honourable Baron Waqa M.P.,

Nauru President Baron Waqa says the country’s most important pathway to sustainable development is the ocean. He made the comments at the United Nations Oceans Conference in New York. To read the full statement click here
June 6, 2017

New info about Nauru Intergenerational Trust Fund

Nauruans now have easy access to information about the Government’s Intergenerational Trust Fund. The Republic of Nauru website has introduced a new section that provides full details on the set up of the fund, including its background and purpose. The fund exists to benefit the people of Nauru by generating […]
May 25, 2017

Statement by His Excellency President Baron Waqa at the 73rd UNESCAP meeting

His Excellency President Baron Waqa has told the UNESCAP meeting in Thailand that Nauru and Asian nations face a common challenge in dealing with climate change. The President says the cost of doing business, diseconomies of scale and high transportation costs are all significant issues. To read the full statement […]
May 18, 2017

Statement by the department of health and medical services Nauru – dengue virus

The Department of Health and Medical Services has updated information regarding the incidence of dengue fever reported in the Republic of Nauru. The virus was identified as Dengue Serotype 2 (DENV2) and the outbreak was not regarded as severe in the vast majority of cases. There are four types of […]
May 17, 2017

Nauru celebrates 49 years of constitution day

Nauru is celebrating 49 years of Constitution Day today, 17 May, with the annual athletics carnival and the President’s state banquet as a tribute to its supreme law. The Constitution of Nauru came into force in January 1968 and provides for a parliament of 19 members elected from the eight […]