18 Feb 2014

2014 Pacific Islands Forum date set for late July

2:45 pm on 18 February 2014

The 2014 Pacific Islands Forum leaders' summit is to be held in Palau from July the 29th until August the 1st.

It will be the 45th summit for the organisation, which held its first meeting in Wellington in 1972.

The small island states leaders' summit will begin proceedings, followed by the Forum proper and then the Post Forum Dialogue.

Senior officials' of the member states will hold preparatory meetings in Suva at the beginning of July.