FSM Hosts 47th Pacific Islands Forum

FSM hosts 47th Pacific Islands Forum

 

47th Pacific Islands Forum plenary Session at FSM-China Friendship Sports Center


 

 

His Excellency Peter M. Christian, 47th PIF Chairman


 

 

47th PIF opening ceremony at PICS track and field


 

47th PIF Leaders assemble for group photo at FSM Congress Chamber

Resolutions from the 5th Special Session…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 4. 2016 – The Fifth Special Session has adjourned sine-die on Wednesday - August 3, 2016, as scheduled, with the passage of numerous measures among which included...

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Special Session Confirms Associate Justi…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 4. 2016 – The Fifth Special Session has adjourned sine-die on Wednesday - August 3, 2016, as scheduled, with the passage of numerous measures among which included...

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The Fifth(5th) Special Congressional Ses…

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  PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  The 5th Special Session of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia will convene on Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 10 a.m., in the Congress Chamber...

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Session underway for 2017 national budge…

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Session underway for 2017 national budget and pending issues TWC-16-05 PALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 18, 2016 – The Fourth Regular Session of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia convened on Wednesday...

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Fourth Regular Session

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Fourth Regular Session  TWC-16-04a   PALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 6, 2016 – The Fourth Regular Session of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia is scheduled to convene in Palikir on May...

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Yap Upward Bound Students visit Congress

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Yap Upward Bound Students visit Congress  TWC-16-04b PALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 26, 2016 – During the Yap Upward Bound 2016 College Visit in Pohnpei, the program scheduled a tour of the National Government compound...

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Ways and Means Committee meets in Paliki…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 8, 2014 – The Committee on Ways and Means is in Palikir this week for a series of public hearings and oversight on matters still pending before...

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Fourth Regular Session pass measures to …

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  June 4, 2014  - In its continuing efforts to assist the states who are currently undergoing financial shortfalls, Congress during its Fourth Regular Session again passed measures for...

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Committee to Wait Invited President Mori…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. Prior to the commencement of Day two of the 4th Special Session of the 18th FSM Congress on July 8, 2014, the Committee to Wait on the President...

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18th FSM Congress Convenes for Fourth Sp…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  On Monday, July 7, 2014, Speaker Halbert called the Fourth Special Session of the 18th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to order at the nation’s capital...

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Congress convenes for budget session and…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  May 17, 2014 - The Fourth Regular Session of the 18th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia convened in Palikir on Monday, May 12 to begin the...

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Congress Committees hold state hearings …

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  May 7, 2014 - The Congressional Committee on Health and Social Affairs and the Committee on Education recently concluded a visit to the states to address the transition...

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Speaker Halbert meets with Mori of Japan…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 6, 2014 – Speaker Dohsis Halbert met with and welcomed to the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia Member of Parliament, Eisuke Mori, of the House...

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Speaker Halbert meets with Fiji Presiden…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 18 2014 - Speaker Dohsis Halbert met with the President of Fiji, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau and welcomed him to the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia...

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FSM Congress Appropriates $4.9 Million f…

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Yap Congressional Delegation  Press Release YCD1401-01   Colonia, Yap. January 21, 2014 – On January 13, 2014, the 18th FSM Congress during its Third Regular Session voted to override the President’s veto on...

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Speaker calls for 3rd Special Session

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  Speaker Dohsis Halbert has called for Third Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to convene on the 24th of March in the...

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Senators Held Open Discussion Meeting wi…

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Yap Congressional Delegation  Press Release YCD1312-01   Colonia, Yap. December 18, 2013 – Last week, on their return trip to Yap after the end of the Second Special Session of Congress, the two...

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Special Session passes Climate Change Ac…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. December 13, 2013 – The Second Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned with a Climate Change Act, a Policy on Overseas...

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Congress continue deliberations on Natio…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 16, 2013 – The Second Regular Session of the Eighteenth Congress of Federated States of Micronesia is in its second week of deliberations on the National governments’...

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Special Session extends tax clause and e…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 28, 2013 – The First Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned sine-die on July 24, 2013, with the tax clause...

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Speaker Halbert in Chuuk for National La…

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WENO, CHUUK. July 17, 2013 - Speaker Dohsis Halbert of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia highlighted the principles of debate and its importance in the process...

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First Special Session of 18th Congress t…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 8, 2013 – The First Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has been called by the President [pursuant to Article 9.FSMC...

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New Eighteenth Congress concludes First …

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. June 5, 2013 - The Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned sine-die its First Regular Session on Thursday - May 30, 2013 after a 20-day...

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Congress Passes Supplemental Budget For …

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 27, 2013. - On May 23, 2013, the 18th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia on the 13th day of its First Regular Session passed Congressional...

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Halbert new speaker of FSMs’ Eighteenth …

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 11, 2013 - The Opening Session of the new Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia convened in Palikir this morning and reshuffled the leadership of...

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New Eighteenth FSM Congress to reorganiz…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 8, 2009  -  The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia will convene in Palikir at 10am on Saturday – May 11 2013,  for the Opening Session...

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Congress delays for three months clause …

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 24, 2013 – The Fifth Special Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has delayed the “sunset clause” of April 19 2013, in...

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Special Session to address sunset clause…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 12, 2013 – The Fifth Special Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia is scheduled to convene on April 15 2013, in Palikir...

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National election office declares winner…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 13, 2013.  The Office of the National Elections Director today certified official results of the Congressional General Elections held on March 5, 2013 to seat the two-year...

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Congress passes new payment procedures f…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI – January 12, 2013.  The Sixth Regular session of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia convened in Palikir on Monday – January 7, 2013 to...

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Last regular session of 17th Congress to…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  January 4, 2013 - Speaker Isaac V. Figir has notified the President that the Sixth Regular Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia will...

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21 contenders for national elections 201…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  November 28, 2012 – The Office of the National Elections Director has notified Speaker Isaac V. Figir of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia that...

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Congress mourns death of longtime member…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  October 1, 2012 – The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia today mourn the passing of late Senator Claude H. Phillip who died on September 30, 2012...

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Congress approves a national budget of $…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 26, 2012 – The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia this morning passed Congressional Act for a national government budget of $40,491,992 for the fiscal...

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Congress confirms Ikosia and Skilling to…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 18, 2012 – The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia this morning confirmed President Emanuel ‘Manny’ Mori’s nominations for the FSM National Government Departments of...

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Kosrae State to host 2012 legislative co…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 29, 2012 – The Kosrae State Legislature will be hosting this year’s Micronesian Legislative Conference (MLC) from September 4 – 6 in Tofol. The Conference will review...

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Speaker Figir proposes amendments to the…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 24, 2012 – Speaker Isaac V. Figir of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has authored three legislative measures to explore alternatives for the...

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Speaker Figir Meets with US Assistant Se…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 9, 2012 – Speaker Isaac V. Figir of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia recently met with a high level delegation from the United...

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Mori-sensei visits ‘his’ coconut tree in…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  - Former Prime Minister of Japan Yoshiro Mori returned to Palikir on June 10 2012, to enjoy the fruits of a coconut tree he planted when he first...

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Congress addresses FY-2103 national budg…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 8, 2012 – The Fourth Regular Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia convened yesterday to address among other issues, President Emanuel Mori’s...

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Congress passes new Revenue Act for Nati…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 5, 2012 – The Third Special Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned sine-die on April 2nd  with adoption of various national...

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Congress passes Human Trafficking Act

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 5, 2012 – The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its third Regular Session with passage of the Human Trafficking Act along with the...

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Congress delays Third Regular Session to…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  January 12, 2012 – The convening of the Third Regular Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has been delayed from January 10 2011...

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Christmas Message 2011

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Christmas Message 2011 by Speaker Isaac V. Figir Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia   As we gather across the nation to collectively and individually celebrate Christmas, your FSM Congress, Vice Speaker Martin, Floor...

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Legislative conference 2011 concludes wi…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 21, 2011 - The 2011 Micronesian Legislative Conference (MLC) concluded its three day deliberations on 16 November 2011, with a collective resolve in each of the five legislative bodies to...

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Speaker Figir’s message encourage citize…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 2, 2011 – On the 25th anniversary of Independence of the Federated States of Micronesia, Speaker Isaac V. Figir released a statement that reflected on the strong united...

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Congress confirms 17 nominations and def…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. October 6, 2011 – Today the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia wrapped up the remaining nominations by President Emanuel ‘Manny’ Mori for his Cabinet positions, Heads...

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Congress confirms FSM’s first woman Amba…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. October 4, 2011 – The Second Regular Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has confirmed the FSM’s first woman ambassador. During this morning’s session, Congress...

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Congress approves National Budget, now t…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. October 3, 2011 – The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia on September 28 passed and transmitted for the President’s signature, Congressional Act 17-24, to appropriate for Fiscal Year...

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Congress hosts 42nd General Assembly of …

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 12, 2011 – The Congress of the Federated States hosted in Palikir the 42nd General Assembly and 76th Council Meeting of the Asian-Pacific Parliamentarians’ Union from the 7th...

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FSM to accede to UN Protocol against tra…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 10, 2011 – The First Special Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has adopted a resolution to accede to the United Nations...

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Speaker Figir outer islands’ visit addre…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 29, 2011 - Speaker Isaac V. Figir of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia headed a delegation to the outer islands of Yap and Chuuk...

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Special Session set for President’s nomi…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 23, 2011 – The First Special Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia is scheduled to convene on Monday July 25th for 10-days as called...

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Congress confirms deputies for FSM overs…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 28, 2011 - The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, this morning, approved the nomination listing submitted by President Emanuel Manny Mori for the Deputy Chiefs of...

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National Departments in front of Congres…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  May 18, 2011 – The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has called in the Departments, Offices and Agencies of the National Government to review their budgets for...

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Seventeenth Congress maintain national l…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 11, 2009 - The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia convened on May 11 2011 and re-elected Senator Emanuel ‘Manny’ Mori to the Presidency and...

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Seventeenth Congress to convene May 11 f…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 9, 2011 - The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia will convene in Palikir on Wednesday – May 11 2011, at 10am Pohnpei time, to induct members-elect...

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Orientation Seminar underway for members…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  May 4, 2011 – The Office of the Speaker, in collaboration with the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP), today launched a two-day FSM Congress Orientation Seminar for the...

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FSM joins the Inter-Parliamentary Union

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. – The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has been admitted as a member of the international parliament organization called the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). On April 16, 2011...

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Special Session adjourns after passage o…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. The Sixth Special Session of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned right after passage of Congressional Act 16-78, a measure to establish for the...

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Congress delays maritime surveillance fu…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 31, 2011 - The Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has appropriated the sum of 180,000 from the General Fund to assist with relief efforts...

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Special Session to wrap up matters pendi…

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PALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 22, 2011 – The Sixth Special Session of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia is under way in Palikir to address matters pending before...

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