The Pacific Islands Society (PacSoc) is a domestic nonprofit organization registered in the State of South Carolina, United States of America. Its mission is to promote mutual understanding and foster stronger relations between Pacific Islanders and others in the international community. Specifically, it works to: 1) Ensure the unique cultures of the Pacific Islands are not only preserved for future generations but also actively celebrated in the world today; 2) Develop the next generation of leaders in the Pacific Islands region by providing young professionals with the knowledge, networks, and experiences to overcome the most challenging domestic and foreign policy issues facing the Pacific Islands; 3) Promote global, regional, and local dialogue on traditional, non-traditional, and human security issues impacting the Pacific Islands region – even when the interests of key stakeholders are at odds. The current leadership of the organization hails from the New Zealand, Japan, and the United States. And, the Diplomatic Advisory Board include ambassadors from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. The organization currently has hubs in London and Tokyo. It is also in the process of expanding to Brussels, Dubai, Geneva, Honolulu, Singapore, and Washington DC. The organization maintains a strong social media presence, with over 2.3k followers as of October 2014.
Pacific Islands Society
PO Box 632