Pacific islands

Australia’s one step forward, two steps back in the Pacific

While Australia is set to implement several meaningful labour mobility, security and diplomatic initiatives, simultaneously counterproductive domestically driven policies could undermine the ability of those programs to improve engagement with Pacific Island states.

Department of Pacific Affairs and University of Hawaii take lead on new ‘China in the Pacific’ volume

In early February 2019, DPA sponsored a series of writers’ workshops, as well as a public symposium, where academics were able to present their work on the topic to the public.

Delivering the Women’s Leadership Initiative

The launch of a new initiative striving to promote women’s leadership in the Pacific has found a key partner in the Department of Pacific Affairs.

Researching the Urban Pacific

On the heels of a long-running research program on urbanisation in the Pacific, a recent partnership with the Pacific Island Forum testifies to DPA’s expertise in the region.

“Climbing Back Onto the Map?”: The South Pacific Forum and the New Development Orthodoxy

Greg Fry, ‘“Climbing Back Onto the Map?”: The South Pacific Forum and the New Development Orthodoxy’, IR Working Paper 1994/7, Canberra: Department of International Relations, Rese

IB 2019/08 The Pacific Islands Development Forum: A Shaky Future?

Fiji Prime Minister Bainimarama recently announced that he will attend this year’s Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Leaders’ Meeting in Tuvalu.

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