Marine Security Acts Top Final Session of 19th Congress

PALIKIR, POHNPEI [Congress PIO] April 14, 2017. The Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its final session on April 5th with the passage of measures to secure the Nation’s maritime borders and the biodiversity of its environment, among other issues. On March 27th, the Congress convened for its Eighth Special Session to address … Continue reading Marine Security Acts Top Final Session of 19th Congress

19th FSM Congress Expresses Gratitude to Vice Speaker Martin And Senator Nethon, Adopts Other Resolutions During 8th Special Session

PALIKIR, POHNPEI. [CONGRESS PIO]. APRIL 14, 2017. Along with the 25 Acts, the Congress also adopted 14 resolutions at the end of its 8th Special Session. While most of the resolutions centered on grant assistance to the Federated States of Micronesia, two addressed international issues pending before the Body and the last two expressed the … Continue reading 19th FSM Congress Expresses Gratitude to Vice Speaker Martin And Senator Nethon, Adopts Other Resolutions During 8th Special Session

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

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

FSM Congress R&D Committee to Conduct Public Hearing in Yap State on Proposed Bill on Seabed Resources and Others

Colonia, Yap. December 9, 2015. The FSM Congressional Committee on Resources and Development will be conducting a Public Hearing in the State of Yap on Monday, December 14, 2015 at 9:00 AM at the Yap State Legislative Chamber. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to discuss the following measures assigned to the Committee on … Continue reading FSM Congress R&D Committee to Conduct Public Hearing in Yap State on Proposed Bill on Seabed Resources and Others

Speaker Simina Urges World Parliamentarians to Take Action on Migration and Climate Change

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbPPMRuofjQ PALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 2, 2015 – Speaker Wesley W. Simina of the 19th FSM Congress warns global parliamentarians of the looming problem of migration as a result of climate change, and calls for parliamentarian action during his speech at the133rd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. The Inter-Parliamentary Union, which is the international … Continue reading Speaker Simina Urges World Parliamentarians to Take Action on Migration and Climate Change