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Politics and International Studies at ANU jumps to 6th place in 2017 QS Rankings

19 April 2017

The 2017 QS World University Rankings has seen Politics and International Studies at ANU move from 8th place in the world to 6th place. It is the third year in a row that ANU has been ranked among...

Academic Network of the United Nations Association of Australia

20 December 2016

On Tuesday 13 December the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy hosted a workshop of the Academic Network of the United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA). Dr. Jeremy Farrall, Fellow at APCD and...

Oceans Governance: Shaping our Future’ Conference.  Image SSGM

ANU and USP Work Together to Advance Thinking on Ocean Governance

5 December 2016

Oceans governance is a key priority area for the Pacific region. SSGM in partnership with the School of Government, Development and International Affairs at the University of the South Pacific held...

SSGM image, Honiara City Council sign

Urbanisation in Honiara: Managing Change, Creating Opportunities

23 September 2016

Pacific Island cities have some of the most rapid rates of urbanisation in the world, attracting rural migrants, particularly youth, in search of a better life. Within these cities significant...

Recent fieldwork with returning seasonal workers in Vanuatu

30 June 2016

In May 2016 over 600 workers from New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme and 64 workers from Australia’s Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) returned to Vanuatu. As a part of her nine-...

Small-scale mining in Bougainville: Impacts and policy responses

22 June 2016

This Report presents interim research findings from a research project on small scale mining (SSM) in Bougainville. An Interim Report has been produced because while the project is still under way,...

Climate change negotiation workshop for Pacific Island women

Climate change negotiation workshop for Pacific Island women

6 June 2016

In a joint project of APCD and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) and supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, a Climate Change Negotiation Workshop for Pacific Island...

Seoul at night. Image from Flickr, courtesy of Brad Hammonds.

Tackling the region’s policy challenges

28 January 2016

New issue of Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies confronts key policy concernsFrom simmering tensions in the South China Sea, to fledging democracy in Myanmar, and developing relationships between...

ANUMSA president Chit Win with primary school students in Myanmar. Photo supplied.

First-hand transformation

20 January 2016

Last week, fellow students from the Australian National University and I visited two villages in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwaddy Region to deliver stationery to primary school children. The trip also provided...

Pacific Research Colloquium 2016

1 December 2015

Pacific Research Colloquium 2016 25 January - 5 February 2016 The Pacific Research Colloquium (PRC) is one of the most significant activities that the SSGM program organises each year. It is part...

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