Congress Delays January Regular Session

PALIKIR, POHNPEI. (Congress PIO) January 06, 2017 – The Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has delayed its January Session or its Sixth and final Regular Session from January 10th to convene instead on the 23rd of January. In light of its recent back-to-back special sessions in November and December 2016, Congress decided … Continue reading Congress Delays January Regular Session

Congress confirms Susaia for Ambassador and Hainrick for Auditor

PALIKIR, POHNPEI. (Congress PIO) December 21. 2016 – Congress has during its recent Special Session confirmed Susaia as Ambassador for the Washington Embassy and Hainrick to maintain his post as National Public Auditor The President had called for special session highlighting the need for the Congress to address certain nomination pending before the Body. The … Continue reading Congress confirms Susaia for Ambassador and Hainrick for Auditor

19th FSM Congress Prepares for 7th Special Session

  Colonia, Yap. December 9, 2016. Senators Joseph J. Urusemal and Isaac V. Figir of the Yap Congressional Delegation, prepares to join the other Members of 19th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in the nation’s capital in Palikir, Pohnpei for the 7th Special Session of Congress. This is likely the last Session … Continue reading 19th FSM Congress Prepares for 7th Special Session

FSM Senators Conduct Outreach Efforts in Outer Islands of Yap State

Colonia, Yap. December 9, 2016. Senator Joseph J. Urusemal and Senator Isaac V. Figir, of the Yap Congressional Delegation, after the 5th Regular Session of 19th FSM Congress, led an outreach and fact-finding initiative to the outlying islands in the State of Yap. Chairman Urusemal reports the initiative took several forms, including “updating the Outer … Continue reading FSM Senators Conduct Outreach Efforts in Outer Islands of Yap State

Speaker Simina Leads FSM Congressional Delegation to Parliamentary Meeting on Occasion of COP22

Marrakesh, Morocco. November 13, 2016. Speaker Wesley W. Simina led an FSM Congressional Delegation to the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) meeting on the occasion of the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) and the 12th session of the Conference of the Parties serving … Continue reading Speaker Simina Leads FSM Congressional Delegation to Parliamentary Meeting on Occasion of COP22

FSM Senator Esmond B. Moses addresses IPU General Assembly on Human Rights

Geneva, Switzerland. October 27, 2016. Senator Esmond B. Moses of the 19th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) addressed the General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) on the issue of the role of parliaments in preventing human rights abuse. Senator Moses was part of the Congress delegation to the 135th Assembly of the IPU in Geneva, Switzerland. … Continue reading FSM Senator Esmond B. Moses addresses IPU General Assembly on Human Rights

Micronesia hands over funds to support work on migration

Paris, France. (December 9, 2015. Inter-Parliamentary Union). The Speaker of the Micronesian Congress Wesley W. Simina handed over a cheque of US$100,000 to IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong as a practical first step in his parliament’s support for IPU’s work on migration. The funds, which had been pledged during the recent 133rd IPU Assembly in … Continue reading Micronesia hands over funds to support work on migration