regional security

Pacific Security Cooperation Workshop

PLEASE NOTE: This is an in-person event only. The event will be recorded and a copy of it will be publicly available at a later date.

The Pacific Security Cooperation workshop will take place from 23-24 November 2022 at The Australian National University in Canberra.

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The workshop will consider a range of important topics, including:

  • What role regionalism played in managing COVID-19

Reconceptualizing Security in the Pacific and the Boe Declaration

Speaker: Leituala Kuiniselani Toelupe Tago

US distracted while Moscow and Beijing cosy up

The tense situation in US relations with Russia over the mass­ing of Russian troops on the Ukrainian border and with China over an increasingly militarily threatened Taiwan confronts a domestically distracted America with the prospect of conflicts on two separate fronts.

IB 2021/33 Pacific Regionalism: Opportunities and Challenges

For five decades, Pacific Island countries have used regionalism as a main vehicle to promote development and security.

Fulbright scholar to tackle criminal deportation in the Pacific

Henrietta McNeill believes language is the key to unlocking the barriers faced by people in the Pacific who have been criminally deported.

Jakarta bid queried

Indonesia's Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu has urged Australia to rebuke Pacific states, in particular Solomon Islands, for raising Papua in global fora.

Jakarta pressures Julie Bishop on Papua

Indonesia has asked Australia to caution its Pacific Island neighbours against interfering in the West Papua issue and to urge them to withdraw support for West Papuan membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, warning that the issue could pose a “stumbling block” to closer ­bilateral ties.

Bilateral Perspectives on Regional Security Australia, Japan and the Asia-Pacific Region

William T. Tow and Rikki Kersten, eds, Bilateral Perspectives on Regional Security Australia, Japan and the Asia-Pacific Region, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

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