December 2021

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Ursula Rakova, Fremden Yanhambath, Frances Namoumou and Elise Howard
01
Dec
2021

State of the Pacific 2021– Domestic politics of climate change

Ursula Rakova, Fremden Yanhambath, Frances Namoumou and Elise Howard
Pacific activists across a broad range of sectors have worked hard to capture the attention of a global audience on the risks and challenges that climate change presents to the Pacific Islands region. These voices have been effective in calling for greater climate action from major carbon emitting...

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Photo - Private Security in Papua New Guinea: A Networked Approach, ACMC
02
Dec
2021

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

Sinclair Dinnen and Grant Walton
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...

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09
Dec
2021

Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region

Various Speakers
The Australian National University and the Pacific Community (SPC) invite you to attend an online symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region on 9 December 2021. Thirteen countries across the Pacific region now have legislation in place that allows for family protection orders (or...

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Media Freedom in the Pacific Panel members, Moderator and Convenor
13
Dec
2021

State of the Pacific 2021 - Media freedom in the Pacific: A COVID-19 era update

Various Speakers
An engaging discussion between practitioners and informed experts will consider the latest developments regarding media freedom in the Pacific region. Pacific Island countries have varying levels of media freedom. An ability for the mainstream media to conduct enquiries without hindrance or fear of...

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Theresa Meki
14
Dec
2021

‘Givim lo Aza' (Give it to the Mother): Oro women in the 2017 PNG National Elections

Theresa Meki
There has been an increasing number of women candidates standing in the elections in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in the last twenty years. Nonetheless, the political culture and electoral setting are inhospitable for women. This makes it difficult for them to participate in politics effectively. With no...

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Peter Connolly
15
Dec
2021

Statecraft on the Belt and Road: investigating China’s Grand Strategy in Melanesia

Pete Connolly
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an ambitious Chinese program to influence global affairs through geoeconomics. Since its inception in 2013, it has become fundamental to understanding China’s grand strategy. Eight years later the BRI has over 145 member countries, many of whom seek...

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