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Peacekeeping and the Evolving Australia-Fiji Relationship
October 18, 2019

Peacekeeping and the Evolving Australia-Fiji Relationship

By Grant Wyeth
An interview with Lisa Sharland.

Island Diets Are Changing for the Worse. Here’s How to Stop It
October 01, 2019

Island Diets Are Changing for the Worse. Here’s How to Stop It

By Judith Francis
Across the Pacific, island diets are worsening, with serious human and environmental consequences.
A Warm Welcome for Fijian Prime Minister in Australia
September 18, 2019

A Warm Welcome for Fijian Prime Minister in Australia

By Grant Wyeth
The pomp and ceremony provided for him in Canberra this week symbolize a remarkable transformation for Bainimarama.

UN Secretary-General Pays a Visit to the Blue Pacific
May 17, 2019

UN Secretary-General Pays a Visit to the Blue Pacific

By Grant Wyeth
The Pacific’s “large ocean states” are on the frontlines of climate change, and urging the world to act.

Australia's Citizenship Stripping Policy Again Sparks Controversy
January 03, 2019

Australia's Citizenship Stripping Policy Again Sparks Controversy

By Rod McGuirk
Australian officials insist a man who just lost citizenship over ISIS ties isn’t stateless.

Bainimarama and FijiFirst Secure Electoral Victory
November 19, 2018

Bainimarama and FijiFirst Secure Electoral Victory

By Grant Wyeth
Former coup leader-turned Prime Minister Bainimarama held onto power, winning more time to reshape Fijian politics.

Paying Attention to the Blue Pacific
October 30, 2018

Paying Attention to the Blue Pacific

By Grant Wyeth
Pacific Island countries want to rebrand as “large ocean states,” custodians of large swaths of the Pacific Ocean.
Fiji: The Peacekeepers
September 27, 2018

Fiji: The Peacekeepers

By Grant Wyeth
Per capita since 1970, Fiji has contributed more personnel to UN Peacekeeping missions than any other state.

Shining a Light on Pacific Island Diplomacy
August 01, 2018

Shining a Light on Pacific Island Diplomacy

By Jenny Hayward-Jones
Thinking of the Pacific Islands as a bloc obscures the complexity of the individual interests of each nation.

Pacific Island Solidarity: Papua New Guinea and Fiji
July 17, 2018

Pacific Island Solidarity: Papua New Guinea and Fiji

By Grant Wyeth
The PNG prime minister used his time in Fiji to reiterate that both countries have an essential role in providing regional leadership.

Finding Common Cause: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States Meet in Togo
June 02, 2018

Finding Common Cause: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States Meet in Togo

By Grant Wyeth
For Pacific Island countries, the ACP grouping is a important forum to find common cause with other small and developing states.
PACER Plus, Minus Tonga
March 30, 2018

PACER Plus, Minus Tonga

By Grant Wyeth
Tonga joins Papua New Guinea and Fiji as a non-signatory to PACER Plus -- can the agreement survive without them?

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