Region-PNG and the Pacific

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

Advancing foreign investment in APEC

TONY MAKIN | Since the early 1990s, international trade growth has persistently eclipsed foreign investment growth in the Asia-Pacific. Over this time Asia-Pacific… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 25 August

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Pacific Islands Forum Chair responds to the IPCC report The Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) has released a… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 18 August

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Significant changes mooted ahead of elections in PNG Papua New Guinea is scheduled to hold general elections during next… 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

Preparing Australia to respond to disasters—at home and abroad

PETER LAYTON | The COVID pandemic relentlessly rolls on but prescribed burns have now also begun across Australia as the next bushfire season… Read More

Road to COP26: Timeline of Pacific diplomacy

TESS NEWTON CAIN | ‘Climate diplomacy’ encompasses the interactions, practices and protocols through which state and non-state actors advance and negotiate their interests relating… 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

Pacific climate diplomacy – strength in solidarity

MAHENDRA KUMAR | Over the last 10 years or so, the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS), have demonstrated, through various significant events,… Read More

Social media and democracy in the Philippines
The Pacific Step-up: Drowning not waving
Reflections on press freedom as a pillar of democracy
Gender based violence in Papua New Guinea