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2003-AUG-11

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International Organization AMERICAN SAMOA  AUSTRALIA  COOK ISLANDS  FIJI ISLANDS  MICRONESIA  FRANCE  GUAM  KIRIBATI  MARSHALL ISLANDS  NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS  NEW CALEDONIA  NAURU  NIUE  NEW ZEALAND  FRENCH POLYNESIA  PAPUA NEW GUINEA  PALAU  SOLOMON ISLANDS  TOKELAU  TONGA  TUVALU  AMERICA  VANUATU  WALLIS AND FUTUNA  SAMOA 

South Pacific Regional Environment Programme : SPREP

Flag or logo since 1982-03-08
South Pacific Regional Environment Programme : SPREP (en) + Programme Régional Océanien de l’Environnement : PROE (fr) Organisation
Emblem or Symbol

Director David Sheppard (au)
(since 1982-03-08)
Capital:Apia - (Apia)
Official languages: English (en) . French (fr) .





25 Members (excluding the associate or suspended members but including the countries represented on their behalf)   [The rulers are not necessarily the representatives in the organisation. ] :

AMERICAN SAMOA (Pago Pago + Fagatogo)
AUSTRALIA (Canberra) Queen Elizabeth II
COOK ISLANDS (Avarua) Queen Elizabeth II
FIJI ISLANDS (Suva) President Ratu Josefa Iloilo
MICRONESIA (Palikir) President Joseph John Urusemal
FRANCE (Paris) President Jacques Chirac
GUAM (Hagatna)
KIRIBATI (South Tarawa) President Anote Tong
MARSHALL ISLANDS (Dalap-Uliga-Darrit on Majuro) President Kessai Note
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS (Capitol Hill on Saipan + Susupe on Saipan) President George Walker Bush
NEW CALEDONIA (Noumea) President Pierre Frogier
NAURU (Yaren + Aiwo) President Rene Harris
NIUE (Alofi) Queen Elizabeth II
NEW ZEALAND (Wellington) Queen Elizabeth II
FRENCH POLYNESIA (Papeete) President Gaston Flosse
PAPUA NEW GUINEA (Port Moresby) Queen Elizabeth II
PALAU (Koror) President Tommy Remengesau Jr
SOLOMON ISLANDS (Honiara) Queen Elizabeth II
TOKELAU (Fenuafala on Fakaofo + Nukunonu + Fale on Atafu)
TONGA (Nukualofa) King Taufa''ahau Tupou IV
TUVALU (Vaiaku on Fongafale in Funafuti) Queen Elizabeth II
AMERICA (Washington-District of Columbia) President George Walker Bush
VANUATU (Port Vila) President John Bani
WALLIS AND FUTUNA (Mata-Utu on Uvea + Leava)
SAMOA (Apia) Malietoa Tanumafili II


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Notes:


   ethnia.org aims to find the countries, territories, governments, administrative divisions and main international organisations that have existed during the 20th century.
   Current depth of investigation: . [red: country considered completed, rose: 1 level yet to complete, white: 2 levels yet to complete]
   For an idea on how was built the site, see the following documentary link of wikipedia [fr] : Modèle:Infobox


 Main Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   * Rulers.org, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.

 




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