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Shining a Light on Pacific Island Diplomacy
August 01, 2018
Shining a Light on Pacific Island Diplomacy
Thinking of the Pacific Islands as a bloc obscures the complexity of the individual interests of each nation.
Shining a Light on Pacific Island Diplomacy
Polynesian Triangulation: Polynesian Leaders’ Group Expands
July 10, 2018
Polynesian Triangulation: Polynesian Leaders’ Group Expands
New Zealand, Hawaii, and Rapa Nui, the outer points of the triangle, joined the group recently.
Polynesian Triangulation: Polynesian Leaders’ Group Expands
Australia to Welcome More Pacific Islanders With New Visa Program
September 14, 2017
Australia to Welcome More Pacific Islanders With New Visa Program
The new Pacific Labor Scheme will allow 2,000 people from Nauru, Kiribati and Tuvalu to work in parts of Australia for up to three years.
Australia to Welcome More Pacific Islanders With New Visa Program
RAMSI Ends: What’s Next for the Solomon Islands?
June 30, 2017
RAMSI Ends: What’s Next for the Solomon Islands?
The mission was devised not simply as a peacekeeping operation, but as a program to rebuild the state.
RAMSI Ends: What’s Next for the Solomon Islands?
'Small and Far': Pacific Island States Gather at Annual Forum
September 09, 2016
'Small and Far': Pacific Island States Gather at Annual Forum
The 16 states are meeting this week to discuss regional challenges, particularly climate change.
'Small and Far': Pacific Island States Gather at Annual Forum
The Pacific Islands Forum Meets in Palau
August 06, 2014
The Pacific Islands Forum Meets in Palau
Can a new leader give the forum some much-needed momentum?
The Pacific Islands Forum Meets in Palau
South Pacific “Comes Together” Over Climate Change
July 02, 2013
South Pacific “Comes Together” Over Climate Change
At odds elsewhere, the South Pacific has built a robust set of regional organizations to tackle climate change.
South Pacific “Comes Together” Over Climate Change
The World's Gaze Turns to the South Pacific
September 04, 2012
The World's Gaze Turns to the South Pacific
With the world’s great powers calling, factionalism is increasingly present among island nations of the Pacific. It could be trouble.
The World's Gaze Turns to the South Pacific
“Half of the 6,000 plus spoken languages today will disappear by the end of the century.”
September 02, 2012
“Half of the 6,000 plus spoken languages today will disappear by the end of the century.”
How America could play a vital role in preserving the many endangered languages of the Asia-Pacific.
“Half of the 6,000 plus spoken languages today will disappear by the end of the century.”
China's South Pacific Diplomacy
August 30, 2012
China's South Pacific Diplomacy
For nations like Australia, China’s growing sway in the South Pacific is cause for concern.
China's South Pacific Diplomacy
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