Pacific Security Cooperation Workshop

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Event details

SSGM Event

Date & time

Wednesday 23 November 2022 to Thursday 24 November 2022


Lecture Theatre 1 (HB1), Hedley Bull Building, corner of Garran Road and Liversidge Street, ANU


Various Speakers



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

  • What recent disasters have told us about HADR cooperation in the Pacific

  • Pacific responses to China’s proposed economic and security pact

  • What partners can do to assist regional security cooperation in the future, particularly in the maritime domain

  • What a ‘fit for purpose’ regional architecture might look like in the Pacific

  • How security cooperation can be meaningfully facilitated between local, national, and regional levels

This workshop is the culmination of a three-year project led by Joanne Wallis from the University of Adelaide, alongside James Batley and Henrietta McNeill from The Australian National University, Anna Powles from Massey University, Alan Tidwell from Georgetown University, and Hidekazu Sakai from Kansai Gaidai University.

With funding from an Australian Department of Defence Strategic Policy Grant, the aim of the project is to identify how Pacific security cooperation could be best orientated to address current and future regional security challenges. You can learn more about the project here:…

We look forward to seeing you at the workshop and welcome your contributions to the discussions.


This activity is supported by the Australian Government through a grant by the Australian Department of Defence. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and are not necessarily those of the Australian Government or the Australian Department of Defence.

This organisation of this workshop is a collaboration between the Stretton Institute, University of Adelaide and the Department of Pacific Affairs, Australian National University

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