Pacific Islands Forum (PIF)

Pacific Islands Forum (PIF)

note- formerly known as South Pacific Forum (SPF)
Established- 5 August 1971
Aim- to promote regional cooperation in political matters
Members- (16) Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, NZ, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
Associate members- (2) French Polynesia, New Caledonia
partners- (14) Canada, China, EU, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, UK, US
Observers- (12) ACP Group, American Samoa, Asia Development Bank, The Commonwealth, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, Guam, Timor-Leste (special observer), Tokelau, UN, Wallis and Futuna, Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, the World Bank