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Solomons Federalism, and Bougainville Referendum: Issues and Prospects seminar

Solomons Federalism, and Bougainville Referendum: Issues and Prospects

15 May 2017

Both Solomon Islands and Bougainville are approaching critical points when longstanding debates about proposals and processes for fundamental changes in political arrangements are coming to a head....

Professor Rajesh Chandra is the Vice-Chancellor and President of The University of the South Pacific. Image SSGM

Tertiary Education in the Pacific – Trends and Issues

12 April 2017

In this knowledge and innovation driven, open and competitive global economy and society, knowledge is the key driver of economic and social development. The Pacific Islands are now firmly integrated...

RAMSI: What has it Meant? speaker panel. Image SSGM

RAMSI: What has it Meant?

30 March 2017

After 14 years, the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) will conclude on 30 June 2017. RAMSI was originally deployed in mid-2003 at the invitation of the government of Solomon...

Research on the RAMSI Legacy for Pacific Policing

28 February 2017

In 2016 several SSGM scholars commenced work on a major research project exploring the legacy of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) for Pacific policing. Led by ANU College of...

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...

Digital Frontiers in the Asia-Pacific

3 February 2016

From farmers who use Facebook in Myanmar to fighting Islamic militants with memes, digital spaces and technologies are transforming media, politics and society in Asia and the Pacific.They are also...

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...

New Horizons

New Horizons

16 December 2015

From recruiting terrorists online to using memes to insult Islamic State, the digital realm is rapidly reshaping politics and power in the 21st century. With many more examples like the above, the...

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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