Micronesian Presidents’ Summit (MPS) held in Guam
Press Release #1705-01
FSM Information Services
May 15, 2017
(FSM Consulate, Guam) – The Federated States of Micronesia hosted
the 17th Micronesian Presidents Summit (MPS) at its new FSM
Consulate Office in Guam on May 3, 2017.
The three Presidents of the Micronesian region, namely H.E.
President Peter M. Christian of the Federated States of Micronesia, H.E.
President Tommy E. Remengesau Jr., of the Republic of Palau, and H.E.
Hilda C. Heine, Ed. D, of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, gathered
in Guam at the margins of the Micronesian Islands Forum (MIF), which was
held earlier from 1 – 2 May, 2017.
The MPS is an annual event for the Micronesian Presidents to
discuss issues of common interest.
A Joint Communique was signed as an outcome of the 17th
MPS based on discussions held by the Presidents on a whole range of
issues including maritime boundaries, labor harmonization, shipping
services, invasive species, health, higher education, high seas
bunkering, to name a few.
In addition to the
resolutions were also signed,
the first to request assistance for the Secretariat of the Pacific
Community (SPC) and appropriate entities to provide a market analysis on
United Airlines service provisioning and pricing in the Micronesian
region, and another on strengthening the transnational crime units in
the three countries of FSM, ROP, and RMI.
For more information, please contact the Department of
Foreign Affairs at (691)320-2613.