Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
Dates for 48th PIF and Related Meetings Confirmed

Thursday 6th April 2017

Samoa will host the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting from 4th to 8th September 2017.

In preparation for the 48th Forum Leaders Meeting, the Forum Officials Committee Meeting, the governing council of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, will meet in Suva on 8 and 9 August preceded by the Smaller Island States Officials Meeting and the Pacific ACP Officials Meeting on 7 August, 20167. A meeting of the Forum Foreign Ministers will also be held on 11 August 2017 in Suva.

The schedule for the 48th Pacific Islands Forum and related meetings to be held in Apia, Samoa will be as follows:


Monday, 4 September

Smaller Islands States Leaders Meeting


Tuesday, 5 September

Pacific ACP Leaders Meeting


Tuesday, 5 September

Official Opening of the 48th Pacific Islands Forum


Wednesday, 6 September

Forum Leaders Dialogue with Civil Society Organisations and Private Sector


Thursday, 7 September

48th Pacific Islands Forum Plenary Sessions with Associate Member and Forum Observers and Post Forum Dialogue Partners


Friday, 8 September

Forum Leaders Retreat 


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