By Professor Wadan Narsey

During the recent crisis over the appointment of Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat's new Secretary General (former Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna), much public debate occurred over the supposed "gentlemen's agreement" to share the leadership between Melanesia, Polynesia and Micronesia.

There was little debate about the great regional challenges that actually face and defined Forum's leadership.

Once upon a time, the stopping of French nuclear tests in the Pacific, was such an issue that united all Pacific countries.

Economic integration in . . .

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