The meeting was attended by representatives from Australia, the Cook Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, the United States of America and Vanuatu, representatives from the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), the World Conservation Union (IUCN), the Pacific Islands Museums Association (PIMA), the Secretariat of the Pacific Commission (SPC), the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and a number of observers.