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.
The securitization of public health emergencies
A new bill passed in the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Parliament has increased the state’s security powers to deal with public health emergencies. Henry Ivarature takes a look at whether there is a better way to achieve health emergency goals.
COVID-19 | The Pacific response: 10 June
The Northern Mariana Islands and Indonesia have been the centres of COVID-19 growth in the region, whilst Papua New Guinea has voted to extend lockdown measures despite domestic pressure. Meanwhile, New Zealand has faced calls to open up to Pacific tourism, Hugh McClure writes