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Laurence Phillips - 15 Aug 2022

Why rising waters doesn’t need to mean retreating borders

The international legal system and powerful actors need to establish permanent maritime boundaries for island states to protect their economic futures from climate change, Laurence Phillips writes. On 4 April, 2022, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) confirmed that it is now ‘almost inevitable’ that rising global temperatures will exceed the 1.5 degrees Celsius Paris Agreement…

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What do Pacific workers think about Australia’s Engagement Visa?

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Akka Rimon - 5 Aug 2022

What do Pacific workers think about Australia’s Engagement Visa?

The new Australia Pacific Engagement Visa has sparked great interest from Pacific workers in Australia, however there is a need for clarification around the details of the scheme, Akka Rimon writes.

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Pacific Security Snapshot: 2 August 2022

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Admin - 2 Aug 2022

Pacific Security Snapshot: 2 August 2022

Violence has stymied the Papua New Guinean election, whilst the Bougainville government has announced plans to reopen the controversial Panguna mine.

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PNG’s Digital Divide

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Michael Kabuni - 28 Jul 2022

PNG’s Digital Divide

As Internet access expands in Papua New Guinea, it will bring new opportunities for political engagement and economic empowerment – but it also carries major risks, Jope Tarai and Michael Kabuni write.

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Pacific Wayfinder: The Development and Dangers of Social Media

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Eliorah Malifa - 26 Jul 2022

Pacific Wayfinder: The Development and Dangers of Social Media

The growing ubiquity of social media in Pacific Island states has created opportunities and risks, Eliorah Malifa writes for the Pacific Wayfinder series.

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Pacific Security Snapshot: 19 July 2022

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Australia Pacific Security College - 19 Jul 2022

Pacific Security Snapshot: 19 July 2022

The Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Meeting has delivered strong calls for climate action despite ongoing membership challenges, whilst Papua New Guinea’s election is seeing violence spike around the country. Pacific Island leaders gathered in Suva last week for the 51st Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Leaders Meeting, with the summit’s opening marked by a handful of empty seats…

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