Topic-Public Diplomacy

Australia-India-Japan trilateral cooperation for strengthening supply chain resilience

SHINO WATANABE | The rise of the minilateral framework has been a defining characteristic of multilateralism in the Indo-Pacific in recent years. The Quadrilateral… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 4 May

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  PNG and Fiji elections update In Papua New Guinea, the dates of this year’s elections have been set. The start of… Read More

Southeast Asia Snapshot #25

SOVINDA PO | Indonesia passes bill on sexual violence On 12 April 2022, the Indonesian parliament passed the long-awaited sexual violence bill. Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 6 April

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Security agreement between Solomon Islands and China finalised The proposed security agreement between Solomon Islands has now been finalised, with… Read More

Can states have strategic personalities?

IAN HALL AND RENÉE JEFFERY | In The Interpreter last month, Bec Strating and Joanne Wallis weighed into the debate about Australia’s “strategic personality” and how it… Read More

A coordinated developmental agenda for the Quad

TEESTA PRAKASH | Aid, or Official Developmental Assistance (ODA), is an integral part of the Asia-Pacific regional architecture, particularly in South East Asia which… Read More

A new era in the Indo-Pacific? Strengthening the regional order in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

DAVID ANDREWS | Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February, over 3 million Ukrainians have fled their country, another 1.85 million are… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 16 March

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  COVID-19 raising serious questions in Vanuatu In Vanuatu, the number of COVID-19 cases is continuing to rise. Health authorities have converted… Read More

Putin’s folly and the end of Indian multialignment

IAN HALL | For New Delhi, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is likely to prove as big a strategic shock as… Read More

In multilateral forums, can Indonesia lead?

PIA DANNHAUER AND GRETA NABBS-KELLER | As Indonesia presides over the G20 this year and assumes the ASEAN chair in 2023, international… Read More


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