World’s remotest continent, Oceania, consists of 15 independent countries. The most powerful nations and heads of state in the region are undoubtedly those of Australia and New Zealand.
However, a couple of years back, the former president of the Pacific island nation Kiribati also made it into the international headlines. Anote Tong embarked on a trip to the Arctic Circle to raise awareness for climate change. Due to its low elevation, Kiribati is already suffering a lot from the rising sea levels.
The heads of state in Oceania 2021
This list was last updated in November 2020.
|Country||Head of State (November 2020)|
|Marshall Islands||David Kabua|
|Micronesia||David W. Panuelo|
|New Zealand||Jacinda Ardern|
|Palau||Thomas Remengesau Jr.|
|Papua New Guinea||James Marape|
|Samoa||Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi|
|Solomon Islands||Manasseh Sogavare|