42nd Pacific Islands Forum Takes Place In Auckland - Day 1


Leaders of the Small Island States, Head of Delegation from Tokelau... News PhotoAnote Tong,Auckland,Diplomacy,French Overseas Territory,French Polynesia,Government,Group Of People,Horizontal,Island,Kiribati,Leadership,Minster,New Zealand,Niue Island,Oscar Temaru,People,Politics,Portrait,President,Prime Minister,Secretary-GeneralPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2011 Getty ImagesAUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 06: (Back row L-R) Leaders of the Small Island States, Head of Delegation from Tokelau Aliki Faipule Foua Toloa, Prisident of French Polynesia Oscar Temaru, Head of Delegation of Wallis and Futuna Michel Jean Jean, President of the Republic Of Naura, Marcus Stephen Prime Minster of of the Cook Island Henry Puna, Prime Minister of Tuvalu Willie Telavi, Premier of Niue Toke Tufukia Talangi and (Front row L-R) President of Kiribati Anote Tong ,Secretary General Tuiloma Neroni Slade, President of the Marshall Islands Jurelang Zedkaia and President of Palau John Toribiong pose on September 6, 2011 in Auckland, New Zealand. The annual gathering of leaders of the pacific nations has attracted heavyweight list of guests this year including United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, the French Foreign Minister and the US Deputy Secretary of State. The forum conclusion coincides with the Opening Ceremony of the Rugby World Cup. (Photo by Sandra Mu/Getty Images)