Pacific Outlook

What is COP26 and why does the fate of Earth, and Australia’s prosperity, depend on it?

WESLEY MORGAN | In just over two weeks, more than 100 world leaders will gather in the Scottish industrial city of Glasgow for United Nations… Read More

One region, one family, one report: Activating trade and investment between Australia and the Pacific islands region

CAITLIN BYRNE AND TESS NEWTON CAIN | Pacific island nations, like many others in the Asia Pacific, face a long and challenging road to recovery… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 13 October

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Fiji sets the date for the reopening of international borders In Fiji, there have been further relaxations to… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 6 October

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Pacific countries caught up in ‘Pandora Papers’ revelations Two countries in the Pacific islands region feature in revelations in the ‘Pandora… Read More

Road to COP26: Innovative sources of funding for climate action in the Pacific

NIC MACLELLAN | Global climate negotiations through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have focussed on targets for mitigation and the need… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 29 September

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Vanuatu launches campaign to seek advisory opinion from the World Court The government of Vanuatu has launched a global campaign to… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 22 September

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Pacific reactions to AUKUS announcement Further to last week’s announcement of a new security relationship between Australia, the USA, and the… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 15 September

TESS NEWTON CAIN | COVID-19 surge in New Caledonia highlights risks to Pacific island countries A rapid surge in COVID-19 cases in New Caledonia… Read More

Matching strategic and defence policy to the climate challenge

BRENDAN SARGEANT | Australia is experiencing a series of cascading crises. While the most immediate is the Covid-19 pandemic, the global and regional strategic… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 8 September

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Micronesian leaders remain committed to Forum exit The Micronesian Presidents’ Summit met last week. Their meeting was held online and… Read More

Social media and democracy in the Philippines
COVID-19 and a twin deficit: Early lessons from the Solomon Islands
One region, one family, one report: Activating trade and investment between Australia and the Pacific islands region
Myanmar's military mindset

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