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Strengthening Japan and CNMI Partnership

CNMI Governor Arnold Palacios last week met with Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, who had invited Palacios to be part of the City Leaders Program held in conjunction with the Sustainable High City Tech Tokyo 2024 Summit.

Celebrating National Library Workers Day & National Library Week

Governor Arnold I. Palacios and Lt. Governor David M. Apatang recently proclaimed April 2024 as National Library Workers Day and designated the entire week as National Library Week, with a special focus on April 22nd as National Library Outreach Day, recognizing the invaluable contributions of library workers and the importance of library outreach efforts in our communities.

Raising Awareness: April Designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Governor Arnold I. Palacios and Lt. Governor David M. Apatang recently proclaimed April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. During the proclamation, they were joined by  the Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence and various representatives of local advocacy groups, who highlighted the prevalence of sexual assault and the importance of supporting survivors in the CNMI.

Advocating for Oral Cancer Awareness

Governor Arnold I. Palacios and Lt. Governor David M. Apatang have proclaimed April as Oral Cancer Awareness Month. During the proclamation, he was joined by representatives of the Commonwealth Cancer Association, who highlighted the importance of maintaining healthy oral hygiene as oral cancer is the third most common type of cancer in the CNMI.

April 2024 is National Autism Awareness Month

This month the Autism Society of the CNMI joined Governor Arnold I. Palacios and Lt. Governor David M. Apatang as they proclaimed April 2024 as National Autism Awareness Month.

Committing to a Future of Renewable Energy

The Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) has taken a historic step toward moving toward a cleaner, greener future. Governor Arnold Palacios earlier this week signed the Blue Planet Climate Agreement, a document declaring the CNMI’s  intention to commit itself on the path to a 100% renewable-energy future.

USAF Secretary Frank Kendall Visits CNMI

In his first visit to the CNMI, United States Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall Secretary visited Saipan and Tinian. On Saipan, Secretary Kendall was greeted by Governor Arnold Palacios and Lt. Governor David Apatang. They were joined by Commonwealth Ports Authority Board Chairperson Joe Ayuyu and CPA Executive Director Leo B. Tudela. In their discussion, the Governor and Secretary talked about Air Force activities in the CNMI, including the divert airfield on Tinian, among other Air Force initiatives in the CNMI.

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