Pacific pivot or pirouette? What Biden’s first 100 days mean for the region

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Meg Keen - 29 Apr 2021

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…

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COVID-19 Pandemic in the Pacific Islands Region – First Anniversary

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Meg Keen - 18 Mar 2021

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.

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Meg Keen - 28 Jan 2021

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.

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Meg Keen - 1 Jul 2020

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.

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Meg Keen - 22 Jun 2020

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.

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Meg Keen - 13 May 2020

Too few boots on the ground?

Women still lack adequate influence in setting security agendas, yet there is evidence that significant gains can occur when a more gender-sensitive and inclusive approach is taken, Anouk Ride and Meg Keen write.

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