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Hugh McClure - 15 Apr 2020

COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 15 April

Around the world, countries are going into hibernation to flatten the COVID-19 curve. This week, the Pacific region faced further crisis with a major cyclone, which has complicated the pandemic response and proves other security challenges are not on hold.

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Building Pacific solidarity

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Henry Ivarature - 11 Apr 2020

Building Pacific solidarity

Even in a pandemic, the Pacific remains subject to geopolitical bickering, but the region’s response must be driven by Pacific people, Henry Ivarature writes.

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COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 8 April

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Hugh McClure - 8 Apr 2020

COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 8 April

Welcome to a new weekly Australia Pacific Security College (PSC) and Policy Forum initiative, tracking policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic across the Pacific Islands region. This is a snapshot of policy responses, correct as of 10:30am, 7 April 2020.

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The future of Pacific security

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Meg Keen - 7 Apr 2020

The future of Pacific security

After years toiling to build a regional framework of collaboration and partnership, Pacific nations are facing the ultimate collective test in responding to the coronavirus pandemic, Meg Keen, Director of Australia Pacific Security College, writes.

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Papua New Guinea must control its borders

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Henry Ivarature - 7 Apr 2020

Papua New Guinea must control its borders

Papua New Guinea has had its first cases of COVID-19, and faces numerous challenges to stop its spread. Sharing the only land border between Asia and the Pacific, the government must properly seal borders given the alarming rate of infections in neighbouring Indonesia, Henry Ivarature writes.

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