2 April – The United Nations General Assembly has voted to adopt a historic arms trade treaty, with Palau presiding over the final vote (pictured). The agreement, which has been years […]
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In order to enforce the newly-proposed ban on commercial fisheries, President Remengesau has started looking into using drone technology to protect Palau’s seas and marine sanctuaries. Read more about the […]
21 March 2013 – Palau outlines an oceans Sustainable Development Goal. The document is now available online: “Palau’s Oceans Sustainable Development Goal”
On March 14th, His Excellency Mr. Robert G. Aisi, Permanent Representative of Papua New Guinea to the United Nations and Chair of the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) to […]
Palau’s President Remengesau announced a plan to establish one of the world’s largest marine protected areas by banning commercial fishing over an area roughly the size of France. Read more […]
The 16th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) was a historic event for marine species. The proposals to protect three […]
Public Radio International’s The World presents a piece on tuna fishing in the Southern Pacific. Palau is featured as leading the multilateral effort to protect one of the last healthy […]