The importance of gender inclusion in COVID-19 responses

An inclusive response to the #pandemic is the task of both male and female leaders. Inclusive governance is correlated with more effective responses that benefit the whole of society and care for the most vulnerable communities Read More

COVID-19 Pandemic—discussion and information sharing is vital

COVID-19 has stormed the world by surprise. Its intensity, ferocity, and velocity of cross-border transmission have so far strained global financial systems and inflicted massive… Read More

Tracking COVID-19 aid and assistance to Pacific island countries

Griffith Asia Institute launches the Pacific Aid Tracker via the Pacific Hub. Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |    Barrick accused of planning to illegally export gold The government of Papua New Guinea has threatened to commence… Read More

COVID-19 and Solomon Islands: How is the economy holding up?

With the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic around the world, attention has turned to its impact on the Pacific Islands. In most cases, however,… Read More

Pacific Trade Invest launches a longitudinal survey to monitor COVID-19 impacts on Pacific businesses

Pacific Trade Invest launches a longitudinal survey to monitor Covid-19 impacts on Pacific businesses by Caleb Jarvis for Griffith Asia Institute Read More

Mapping the cost of the pandemic to women in the Indo-Pacific

A new survey is a wake-up call for governments and organisations to direct urgent funding to women’s peace and security. Professor Sara Davies from Griffith Asia Institute shares her insights. Read More

Sustainable business after the lockdown—business as unusual

At the peak of the #covid19 lockdown it was estimated that global CO2e emissions were 17% below 2019 average emission levels. Vanessa Taveras Dalmau and Rob Hales share insights on #sustainability post-lockdown Read More

Regional wrap

1. The US in disarray with widespread violent protests 2. China passes new security law for Hong Kong 3. India-China engaged in yet another standoff along the LAC Read More

COVID-19: When will it be safe to loosen restrictions?

COVID19: When will it be safe to loosen the restrictions?" was organised by the Australia-Indonesia Collaborative Programs on Sustainable Development and Climate Change (CAIPSDCC)—a joint collaboration between the Institute for Sustainable Earth and Resources (I-SER), Universitas Indonesia and Griffith University, Australia. This is the second in the CAIPSDCC webinar series, as part of the Planetary and Human Health to Fight Global Pandemic topic series. Read More


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Our research focuses on the trade and business, politics, governance, security, economies and development of the Asia Pacific and their significance for Australia. Griffith University is committed to advancing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the region.