Pacific Islands Forum (PIF)

note - formerly known as South Pacific Forum (SPF)

5 August 1971

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 - (3) French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Tokelau

partners - (18) Canada, China, Cuba, EU, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, UK, US

observers - (12) ACP Group, American Samoa, Asia Development Bank, The Commonwealth, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, Guam, international Organization for Migration, Timor-Leste (special observer), UN, Wallis and Futuna, Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, the World Bank