The Pacific’s year of climate, COVID-19, contestation, and cooperation
It’s been a challenging year, but the Pacific is stronger for it, Meg Keen writes. Pacific communities have weathered a few storms this year, with national and community resilience…
Pacific pivot or pirouette? What Biden’s first 100 days mean for the region
Whilst the Biden administration has signalled its intent to more actively engage the Pacific Islands region, it is yet to be seen if this is just a flash in…
COVID-19 Pandemic in the Pacific Islands Region – First Anniversary
One year on from the first case in the Pacific, there have been successes and setbacks, but to stop the spread of COVID-19 the region doesn’t just need vaccines – it needs support for public education and services for health security now and in the future, Meg Keen and Hugh McClure write.
Why local markets matter for Pacific security
Markets are crucial to food security and social stability in the Pacific, however, mismanagement is threatening these vital community resources, Elizabeth Kopel, Meg Keen, and Anouk Ride write.
Fishing for a future: Transparency challenges in Pacific Island tuna fisheries
In order to improve sustainability and transparency in Pacific fisheries, better information sharing protocols, value chain tracing, and intergovernmental collaboration are needed, Meg Keen, Grant Walton and Quentin Hanich write.
Voices of Pacific leaders: COVID-19 and the path to recovery
Australia Pacific Security College (PSC) Director Meg Keen reports on security concerns arising from discussions with some of the regional leaders of the Pacific and the Australian Minister for International Development and the Pacific, the Hon Alex Hawke.