Pacific

Symposium: The China Alternative - Changing Regional Order in the Pacific

China’s assertive presence in Oceania has provided alternative opportunities for Pacific Island governments, is welcomed with cautious optimism by observers, and has raised concerns, especially for the metropolitan powers that have long dominated the region.

Pacific Island governments now engage with China through diplomatic partnerships, trade, aid, investments, infrastructure developments, and commerce. Beijing has posed itself as an alternative power, which is changing the regional order.

The Development Bulletin - Urban development in the Pacific

Pacific Island countries are experiencing dramatic social, political and demographic change as urban populations increase and the flow of people moving from rural villages

IB2017/9 Deep Sea Minerals in the Pacific

In 2016 c. 24 million tonnes of copper was produced.

IB2017/2 Measuring Regional Progress for a Blue Economy

Why are Pacific economies smaller than those of other nations? The standard answer to this question highlights the unique vulnerabilities and dependencies of the region, such

Advancing models of parliamentary gender quotas in the Pacific

An academic specialising in women's political representation says the Pacific is still lagging behind other regions in this area.

Organised crime in Pacific involves political elites: Report

A recently published discussion paper by the Australian National University (ANU) argues that the most significant organised crime in the Pacific involves the connection between political elites and illicit actors.

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