A PNG-Australia security framework: not a treaty but solid nonetheless
The security framework is largely developmental in nature. It covers defence, police, law and justice, violence against women and children, national security, border, maritime and aviation security, cyber security, health security and biosecurity, as well as infrastructure, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, and climate change and environment.
Pacific Security Snapshot | 08 December 2023
Outcomes from 52nd Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Meeting, 12th General Assembly of the Pacific Conference of Churches, Australia-Tuvalu Falepili Union signed, Pacific climate change advocacy at COP28, EU-ACP Samoa Agreement signed, First PNG woman for peacekeeping duties
Australia must play a key role in the Pacific’s push to decarbonise shipping
There is an opportunity for Australia to work with Pacific islands to invest in new technology and take a leadership role in the decarbonisation of shipping in the region.
The Islands Blocking Vanuatu-France Relations
President Macron promises to resolve a territorial dispute with Vanuatu
Watch & Listen
Migrating with Dignity: A conversation with Anote Tong
Former Kiribati President Anote Tong discusses the IPCC Synthesis Report & reflects on his own journey creating climate policy
Final Warning: What the last IPCC Report means for the Pacific
The IPCC has released its landmark Synthesis Report, but what does it mean for the Pacific?
RAMSI: 20 years, 20 voices
Listen to those who helped make the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands possible in our special 6-part series.
Health and Security Nexus: A multi-agency approach
This webinar unpacks how government agencies can work together to prepare and respond to biological threats
RAMSI: 20 Years, 20 Voices Vodcast Launch
This July marked the 20th anniversary of RAMSI and the launch of our special six-part vodcast series RAMSI: 20 years, 20 voices. To celebrate, the PSC came together with Pacific friends at the National Press Club.
Regional Workshop on National Security Strategies
In partnership with the Cook Islands Government, the College hosted the Regional Workshop on National Security Strategies in Rarotonga, Cook Islands.
Pacific Regional Law Enforcement Conference
In partnership with PICP, PIDC and OCO, the College hosted the inaugural PRLEC in Nadi, Fiji
Celebrating Waitangi Day 2023
PSC’s Advisory Board visited the Waitangi Treaty Grounds to connect with Māori culture and learn from Ngāpuhi elders.
Our Alumni members play key roles in addressing Pacific security risks.
PIF Pacific Security Outlook Report 2022-23
This Regional Security Outlook Report by the Pacific Islands Forum draws on specialist analysis from across the region.
Riots in the Pacific - Control and Change (2022)
This discussion paper summarises the common features of riots across the Pacific.
PSC COVID-19 Tracking Map 2020-22
This map reveals COVID-19 cases, deaths and vaccination rates across the region until May 2022.
Development Bulletin: Pacific Security
A collection of papers considering current and future security needs in the Pacific region.