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Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 10 August

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  High level US visit to the region US Deputy Secretary of State, Wendy Sherman, is concluding a multi-country visit to the… Read More

2050: A Pacific geostrategic vision for the world’s only Blue Continent

AUDREY AUMUA AND SOLI MIDDLEBY | Considering recent commentary on the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) and Pacific regionalism, you could be forgiven for missing… Read More

Setting the scene: Fiji’s next general elections

ROMITESH KANT | Fiji’s general elections will take place sometime before 9 January 2023. While the election date has not been announced, the official… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 27 July

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  New President for Vanuatu The Republic of Vanuatu has a new President. Voting for the President takes place every five years… Read More

South East Asia snapshot #31

SOVINDA PO | Australia’s Foreign Minister visits South East Asia to strengthen ties Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore warmly greeted the newly appointed Foreign… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 20 July

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Pacific Island Leaders Meeting Suva was buzzing last week as the 51st meeting of Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders took… Read More

A view from afar: Australia and the Arctic

ELIZABETH BUCHANAN | The Arctic is once more in geopolitical free fall. Australia should construct an approach to its Arctic interests informed by our… Read More

South East Asia snapshot #30

SOVINDA PO | Myanmar’s junta-appointed Defense Minister attends ASEAN defense meeting On 22 June 2022, Myanmar’s military-appointed Defense Minister, General Mya Tun Oo, attended… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 6 July

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Foreign Ministers to meet ahead of PIF This week sees a meeting of the Pacific Islands Forum’s Foreign Ministers. This comes… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 29 June

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Pacific voices feature at UN Oceans Conference The UN Oceans Conference is underway in Lisbon, Portugal. As travel restrictions ease, Pacific… Read More

2050: A Pacific geostrategic vision for the world’s only Blue Continent
Bangladesh seeks support from the IMF: Why and what lies ahead?
Jawaharlal Nehru’s vision for a just and equitable post-colonial world, with India leading the way
Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 10 August