Report of the Ninth (9th) SPREP Meeting of Officials, Nukualofa, Kingdom of Tonga, 25-27 November, 1996
Island and Ocean Ecosystems
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) (SPREP)
The Officials segment of the Ninth SPREP Meeting was convened in Nukualofa, Kingdom of Tonga, from 25 to 27 November 1996. Representatives of the following countries and territories attended: American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, France, Guam, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States of America, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna and Western Samoa. Representatives of the Forum Secretariat, the South Pacific Commission (SPC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) attended as Advisers. Observers from a range of regional, international and non-government organisations were also present. A list of participant is attached as Annex 1.