Pacific islands

ASEAN’s operation offers a guide to Pacific nations

What can the Pacific learn from from the challenges ASEAN faces as it feels the heat from increasing competition between China and the United States in the region.

“Deep concern” for cut off Tonga

ANU academics with family and friends in Tonga say panic and a lack of clear information are hampering search and rescue efforts in the wake of the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano.

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.

IB 2022/18 Kiribati and Climate Displacement: How the Pacific Engagement Visa can help

The introduction of Australia’s Pacific Engagement Visa (PEV) represents a new era for Pacific migration.

The China Alternative - Book Launch and Panel Discussion

PLEASE NOTE: This event is a hybrid event and will take place both, in-person as well as online.

IB 2021/32 Island Nations Demand Climate Security at COP26

Despite the challenges to keep the 1.5 degrees Celsius target alive at the 26th meeting of the United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26) held in Glasgow this year, small island de

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