Coronavirus in the Pacific

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 21 April

Official results released in Samoa The official results of the general elections in Samoa have now been released. They confirm that the HRPP and FAST… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 14 April

Too close to call in Samoa’s elections With official results yet to be confirmed, the results of Samoa’s general elections could not be any closer. Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 24 March

PNG COVID-19 situation worsens The COVID-19 situation in PNG continues to worsen. The number of confirmed cases now exceeds 3,000 and the number of… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 10 March

Cyclone Niran batters New Caledonia Tropical Cyclone Niran has caused extensive damage in New Caledonia. The cyclone made landfall during Sunday. Although it was… Read More

Pacific predictions 2021

COVID continues As is the case the world over, the early part of 2021 will see no let up in the impacts of COVID-19 in… Read More

Charting a course to 2050 in the Pacific

At the 2019 Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Leaders meeting in Tuvalu, member countries agreed to develop the 2050 Blue Pacific strategy. The draft will… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 2 December

COVID-19 and court cases add to the political turmoil in PNG The political turmoil in Papua New Guinea shows no sign of letting up. Several… Read More

COVID-19: Danger or opportunity for tourism livelihoods in Pacific islands?

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Pacific nations acted quickly to close borders in order to protect… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 25 November

Budget passed in Papua New Guinea In a further twist to the political drama playing out in PNG, the Marape government was back in Parliament… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 18 November

Political upheaval in Papua New Guinea Just 18 months since he took on the role of Prime Minister, James Marape now faces a battle… Read More

Achieving strong COP26 outcomes on climate finance for the Pacific through climate diplomacy
Social media and democracy in the Philippines
Winning the AI-enabled war-at-sea
Credit unions, savings and loan societies: Challenges and opportunities in PICs

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