The co-Chair, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Ronald Talasasa, convened the 34th Pacific Islands Law Officers’ Network (PILON) annual meeting from 9 - 10 December 2015, with the theme “Protecting Natural Resources to Grow Economies: Regional Strategies” .

PILON member countries represented at the meeting included Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu. Apologies were received from Niue, Republic of the Marshall Islands and Tuvalu.

The following observer members also attended: the Commonwealth Secretariat; Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS); Pacific Legal Information Institute (PacLII); Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP); the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA); International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC); the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the Secretariat of the Pacific Community – Economic Development Division (SPC/EDD), South Pacific Lawyers’ Association (SPLA), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the University of the South Pacific (USP).Representatives from the New Zealand Parliamentary Counsel Office, Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police (PICP) Secretariat, and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) observed the meeting. 

Members attending the meeting agreed to a formal 2015 Work Plan for the PILON Secretariat:

2016 PILON Work Plan



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