Coronavirus in the Pacific

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

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

Pacific NCDs and COVID-19

STEVE POLLARD | This should be the time to recall the value of human health, but how is it really valued, and can the… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 1 September

TESS NEWTON CAIN | COVID-19 resurges in French Polynesia In French Polynesia, the number of COVID-19 cases has surged once more. In recent days the… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 11 August

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Pacific Islands Forum leaders meet online The leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) met online at the end of… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 4 August

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Forum Foreign Ministers focus on COVID-19 recovery The Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Foreign Ministers met during last week in… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 21 July

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Regional trade and economic meetings The trade and economic officials and ministers of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) members… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 14 July

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Fiji COVID-19 crisis The COVID-19 crisis in Fiji continues to dominate the news in that country. The outbreak… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 7 July

PALM 9 Last week, the leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum met with the Prime Minister of Japan and other government officials for the… Read More

The urgency of action: Lessons for COP26 from the COVID-19 pandemic for the Pacific

The upcoming Glasgow COP26 is pivotal. Countries are expected to significantly enhance their commitments on reducing greenhouse emissions—“ratcheting up ambition”, in COP parlance—in order to… Read More

Social media and democracy in the Philippines
The Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS)’ early advocacy on climate and security at the United Nations
Monetary policy transmission in PNG
Gender based violence in Papua New Guinea

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