Tuvalu at the United Nations
 
 

Tuvalu became the 189th member of the United Nations on September 5, 2000. The Prime Minister at the time of entry was the Hon. Ionatana Ionatana, who died in office shortly after, on December 8, 2000.

Tuvaluan flag at the UN Late Hon. Ionatana Ionatana


Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Tuvalu to the United Nations:

His Excellency Mr. Afelee F. Pita
(appointed Dec 19, 2006)

Address:
Permanent Mission of Tuvalu
800 Second Avenue, Suite 400 B
New York, NY 10017

Telephone: (+1 212) 490-0534
Facsimile: (+1 212) 808-4975



UN Photo/Mark Garten

Afelee F. Pita (left), the new Permanent Representative of Tuvalu to the United Nations, presents his credentials to Secretary-General Kofi Annan, at UN Headquarters in New York.
Location: United Nations, New York

Tuvalu's Participation

  • 2007-10-01: Tuvalu Deputy Prime Minister Supports Reforms to the United Nations but disappointed with response to Taiwan Membership

  • 2007-10-01: Time for New Legal Agreement on Climate Change says Deputy Prime Minister of Tuvalu

  • 2007-Sep-29: Tuvalu calls for Climate Change Polluters to Pay

  • 2007-Apr-17: Statement Special Session of the Security Councilon Energy, Climate and Security

  • 2006-Sep-27: Statement at the 61st Session of the UN General Assembly by His Excellency Mr Enele S Sopoaga

  • 2006-Jun-30: Tuvalu Participates at the Second France – Oceania Summit

  • 2006-Jun-26: Tuvalu G.G. Speech at the Second France-Oceania Summit

  • 2006-Jun-12: Tuvalu Statement at the Seventh UNICPOLOS

  • 2006-May-31: Review the UN Programme on HIV/AIDS

  • 2006-May-10: Fourteenth Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development

  • 2006-May-01: Tuvalu Remarks at the CSD14 Opening Session

  • 2006-Mar-14: Tuvalu and Maldives establish diplomatic relations

  • 2006-Mar-03: Statement at the Commission on the Status of Women

  • 2005-Sep-16: Statement at the 60th Session of the UN General Assembly by the Hon. Maatia Toafa, Prime Minister.

  • 2004-Oct-13: Statement by His Excellency Mr Enele S Sopoaga Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Tuvalu to the United Nations Security Council

  • 2004-Sep-24: Statement at the 59th Session of the UN General Assembly by the Hon. Maatia Toafa, Acting Prime Minister

  • 2003-Nov-12: Statement by Tuvalu on Behalf of the Alliance of Small Islands (AOSIS) delivered by HE Mr Enele S Sopoaga, Permanent Representative to the UN and Vice-Chairman of AOSIS

  • 2003-Sep-24: Statement at the 58th Session of the UN General Assembly by Hon Saufatu Sopoanga OBE, Prime Minister of Tuvalu

  • 2002-Sep-14: Statement at the 57th Session of the UN General Assembly by Hon Sir Tomasi Puapua, Governor General of Tuvalu

  • 2001-Nov-16: Statement by His Excellency Enele Sopoaga Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Tuvalu to the United Nations at the General Debate of the Fifty-Sixth Session of the United Nations General Assembly

  • 2000-Sep-08: Statement by His Excellency Mr. Panapasi Nelesone; Chairman of the Delegation of Tuvalu to the Millennium Summit

  • 2000-Sep-05: Statement to the 55th Session of the UN General Assembly on the Admission of Tuvalu to the United Nations by Prime Minister of Tuvalu the Hon. Ionatana Ionatana

     
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