July 13, 2022
The Politics Behind Who is Attending the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Meeting
By Patricia O’Brien
Dialogue partners were disinvited from the PIF meeting this week as the organization wrestles with internal divisions. But U.S. Vice President Harris got to speak virtually to the forum anyway.
February 14, 2022
Will Micronesia Stay in the Pacific Islands Forum After All?
By Gil Rickey
After a year of deadlock, Micronesian leaders signaled they will hold off on making their departure official.
February 10, 2021
How the Pacific Islands Forum Fell Apart
By Cleo Paskal
The decision by Micronesian countries to leave the PIF will have major strategic implications.
February 08, 2021
A Tiff at PIF? Pacific Islands Forum Leadership Change Triggers Frustration
By Grant Wyeth
Within the PIF, leadership has typically rotated between Polynesian, Melanesian, and Micronesian states. Until now, it seems.
August 20, 2020
Who Will Lead the Pacific Islands Forum?
By Nic Maclellan
Amid shifting geopolitical tides, the race is on to choose a new secretary general for the PIF.