security

Understanding how the ‘Pacific’ fits into the ‘Indo-Pacific’

The Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC), Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) and National Security College (NSC) of the Australian National University (ANU) recently hosted officials, public servants and academics from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific at a two day workshop looking at how the ‘Pacific’ fits into the Indo-Pacific.

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.

Regional roundup spotlights Australia’s key relationships

Speaking at the Australian National University’s annual Australia 360 event last Tuesday, a panel of academics broke down Australia’s key regional relationships, starting in Southeast Asia.

Influences and Echoes of Indonesia in Timor-Leste

Since 1999, when a United Nations (UN) transitional administration was established in the wake of the East Timorese vote for independence from Indonesia, the case of Timor-Leste has been a

‘There Is Relief That It Seems to Be Working’: BP’s Integrated Community-Based Security Strategy in West Papua

This In Brief discusses what is considered one of the first applications of the VPs: BP’s Integrated Community Based Security (ICBS) strategy in West Papua. Specifically, it draws

Justice Delivered Locally in Rural Solomon Islands

Justice and security are important development goals for donors such as Australia and a high priority for poor people around the world. The plural realities of

China–United States–Timor-Leste Trilateral Aid Cooperation Project on Agriculture

China's trilateral aid cooperation has been growing in recent years along with its overseas development assistance program.

Securitisation and South Pacific Aviation

This In Brief examines the securitisation of civil aviation in Australia after 9/11 (2001) and its impact on South Pacific civil aviation regulatory outcomes

Preventing Violence at Home, Allowing Violence in the Workplace: A Case Study of Security Guards in Papua New Guinea

In this In Brief I ask: How do Papua New Guinean men living in violent contexts make sense of messages aimed at preventing violence against women?

Illicit Small Arms in the Pacific: Cause for Concern?

Illicit small arms1 can cause insecurity and instability for populations, governments, and regions alike, whether used in civil disorder, crime or conflict.

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