Members

The Charter sets out founding member countries and observer members of PILON.

Member countries of PILON are:

1. Australia,

2. the Cook Islands,

3. the Federated States of Micronesia,

4. Fiji,

5. Kiribati,

6. Nauru,

7. New Zealand,

8. Niue,

9. Palau,

10. Papua New Guinea,

11. the Pitcairn Islands,

12. the Republic of the Marshall Islands,

13. Samoa,

14. Solomon Islands,

15. Tonga,

16. Tuvalu and

17. Vanuatu.

The Pitcairn Islands was welcomed as a PILON member country in 2011 following Members' consideration of an application for membership at the 30th Annual Meeting. At the 2013 Annual Meeting, PILON welcomed the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG-ML) as an Observer member following consideration of it's application for membership. Recently, following the 2014 Annual Meeting, PILON welcomed the South Pacific Lawyers' Association (SPLA) and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) as Observer members following consideration of both applications for membership.

A number of regional and international organisations have official observer membership. These are:

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

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Secretariat of the Pacific Community

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Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

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Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

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International Committee of the Red Cross

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Pacific Legal Information Institute

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University of the South Pacific

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Commonwealth Secretariat

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Pacific International Maritime Law Association

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Pacific Islands Chief of Police

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Oceania Customs Organization

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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

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Asia/Pacific Group for Money Laundering

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South Pacific Lawyers' Association

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International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

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Guidelines for observer status and participation were endorsed at a PILON meeting under PILON's Rules of Procedure.

PILON Charter

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Rules of Procedure

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Application for PILON Membership

A form for future membership applications was endorsed at the 30th PILON Meeting.

Parties seeking to become either a Member Country or Observer Member of PILON are requested to complete the below application form and return it to the PILON Secretariat. Applications for membership will be considered by PILON Members.

The Application for Membership form is available below.

PILON Membership Form

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