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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.

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

From Silos to Networks? The potential of PNG’s private sector industry to enhance public security

In response to concerns about the country’s internal security challenges and in line with global trends, Papua New Guinea’s private security industry has grown substantially over the past few decades. However, relatively little is known about how the sector operates and its potential to help, or indeed exacerbate, the country’s complex security problems. Drawing on recent research, this seminar examines PNG’s private security industry, situating it within the broader network of security actors comprising that country’s plural security landscape.

DP 2021/03 Uncertainties as New Caledonia Prepares for Its Final Independence Referendum

France’s decision to hold the third and final independence referendum in New Caledonia under 1998 Nouméa Accord provisions on 12 December 2021 means that on that day, the Accord expires, along with

Meet Sanjoli Banerjee

Bachelor of International Security Studies alumna Sanjoli Banerjee recently won the Diana Award for her campaigns against female foeticide and environmental degradation.

PNG’s private security industry could improve public security: report

A new report from researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) highlights the vital role private security plays in ensuring public security across Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Afghanistan: China’s Critical Jigsaw Piece

With the situation in Afghanistan fast unravelling, China will be keen to become the main external player to replace the Americans. But it won’t be plain sailing for Beijing.

Does Australia have a ‘one China’, ‘two Chinas’ or ‘one China, one Taiwan’ policy – or all three?

Australia’s current position reflects a curious Confucian obfuscation between a foreign policy that recognises one China and a strategic policy that doesn’t.

Putin, Xi friendship ‘driven by their hatred for West’

The conjoining of Beijing and Moscow’s strategic ambitions increases the potential for conflict in the world.

Mapping Security Cooperation in the Pacific Islands - Research Report

In the 2018 Boe Declaration on Regional Security, Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders recognised that the Pacific Islands region is facing ‘an increasingly complex regional security environment dri

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