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 […]
May 12, 2017

President Waqa receives Indonesian ambassador-designate Jusuf

His Excellency President Baron Waqa received the Ambassador-designate of Indonesia to the Republic of Nauru at the Office of the President this morning (11 May) for the presentation of the ambassador’s Letter of Credence. Dr Gary Jusuf arrived at the government offices and was greeted by Secretary for Foreign Affairs […]
April 30, 2017

Statement from the Government of Nauru – Re current legal proceedings

There have been a number of comments in some overseas media outlets and on social media around a current court case in Nauru involving former MPs. These reports seek to denigrate the legal system in our county and are insulting to members of our judiciary, who are upstanding, independent and […]
April 18, 2017

President hails Australia visit a success

His Excellency President Waqa says his four-day visit to Australia was a great success and reaffirmed the friendship and cooperation between the two neighbours. It was the first official visit to Australia by a Nauruan president in more than 20 years. Mr Waqa, who was accompanied by his wife, Madam […]
April 4, 2017

Statement from the Government of Nauru – Re state visit to Australia

His Excellency President Baron Waqa MP will depart for Australia tomorrow for a historic state visit, the first by a Nauruan president for over 20 years. First Lady Madam Louisa Waqa and senior officials will accompany the President on the four-day visit. President Waqa will meet in Sydney with the […]