Pacific Islands Forum (PIF)

  • Nick Heath-Brown
Part of the The Stateman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

In Oct. 2000 the South Pacific Forum changed its name to the Pacific Islands Forum. As the South Pacific Forum it held its first meeting of Heads of Government in New Zealand in 1971. The Agreement Establishing the Forum Secretariat defines the membership of the Forum and the Secretariat. Decisions are reached by consensus. The administrative arm of the Forum, known officially as the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, is based in Suva, Fiji Islands. In Oct. 1994 the Forum was granted observer status to the UN.

Keywords

Migration Turkey Malaysia Indonesia Kazakhstan 

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  • Nick Heath-Brown

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