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 […]
March 29, 2017

Nauru Airlines extends Honiara service

Nauru Airlines has commenced its extended service of Honiara providing convenient travel choices for visitors. Residents and visitors to and from the Solomon Islands will have the choice of early travel to Honiara from Brisbane on Fridays and a Sunday afternoon service from Honiara to Brisbane. “Nauru Airlines is pleased […]
March 29, 2017

On Behalf of Nauru’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, New York

Statements by Counsellor Margo Deiye Nauru’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations Dear all, Please find attached statements delivered by Ms. Margo Deiye Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Nauru to the United Nations on behalf of the Pacific Small Island Developing States:       Informal Consultations on the Zero-Draft of the Call […]
March 28, 2017

Statement – Re Australian citizens detained

The Government of Nauru can confirm that two Australian citizens have been detained under the immigration act while awaiting deportation. They are being provided with consular access. The Government reserves the right to revoke any visa by a foreign national if deemed to be in our national interest.
March 28, 2017

President Waqa receives Israel ambassador-designate

The Ambassador-designate to Nauru Mr Tibor Shalev Schlosser presented his credentials to His Excellency President Baron Waqa today 22 February. On arrival at the government office Mr Schlosser met with Secretary for Foreign Affairs & Trade Michael Aroi before being received by the Commissioner of Police for the playing of […]
March 28, 2017

Good luck to the Nauru All-Stars who are playing the Strathfieldsaye Storm in Bendigo, Victoria tonight!

March 28, 2017

NPF recruits 23 officers

A new wave of Nauru Police Force (NPF) recruits received their certificates at a ceremony held at the Civic Centre Conference Hall on 2 February. The ceremony formally commenced following the opening prayer by NPF chaplain Reverend Roger Mwareow, followed by the playing of the Nauru national anthem. His Excellency […]