Security Snapshot is a fortnightly newsletter rounding up the most significant security developments in the region.

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Admin - 2 May 2024

Pacific Security Snapshot | 02 May 2024

Summary ➣ Increasing measures taken around the region to protect environmental security ➣ Results uncertain following elections in Solomon Islands ➣ PNG discusses plans for a council on gun violence and control ➣ Progress and setbacks for LGBTQI+ communities Regionalism Pacific leaders travelled to Greece in April for the 9th Our Oceans Conference. The conference…

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Pacific Security Snapshot | 28 March 2024

Security Snapshot
Admin - 28 Mar 2024

Pacific Security Snapshot | 28 March 2024

Summary ➣ Heavy rains, floods, landslides and earthquakes batter the region ➣ Pacific submissions to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on climate change responsibility ➣ Elections across the Pacific prompting changes to diplomatic relations and security arrangements ➣ Challenges for women in politics Climate Security  Lives have been lost in PNG after a series…

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Pacific Security Snapshot | 01 March 2024

Security Snapshot
Admin - 1 Mar 2024

Pacific Security Snapshot | 01 March 2024

The security stories shaping the region ➣ Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM) to be held in Tokyo in July 2024   ➣ 2023 warmest year on record, globally  ➣ Elections across the Pacific prompting changes to diplomatic relations and security arrangements  ➣ Extractive industries booming  ➣ Environmental conservation efforts ongoing  ➣ PNG riots shed light on…

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Pacific Security Snapshot | 08 December 2023

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Admin - 11 Dec 2023

Pacific Security Snapshot | 08 December 2023

The security stories shaping the region Outcomes from 52nd Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Meeting in Cook Islands 12th General Assembly of the Pacific Conference of Churches Australia-Tuvalu Falepili Union signed Pacific climate change advocacy at COP28 EU-ACP Samoa Agreement signed Solomon Islands hosts 2023 Pacific Games First PNG woman for peacekeeping duties Regionalism The Fifty-Second…

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Pacific Security Snapshot | 10 November 2023

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Pacific Security College - 10 Nov 2023

Pacific Security Snapshot | 10 November 2023

The security stories shaping the region 52nd Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Meeting in Cook Islands  The South Pacific Connect Initiative Australia-United States commitments to Pacific finance and infrastructure Lowy Institute 2023 Pacific Aid Map Tropical Cyclone Lola hits Vanuatu and Solomon Islands Parties to the Nauru Agreement endorse the Kirimati Communique  Tonga prepares for El…

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Pacific Security Snapshot | 27 October 2023

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Pacific Security College - 27 Oct 2023

Pacific Security Snapshot | 27 October 2023

The security stories shaping the region  Fiji Prime Minister Rabuka promotes Pacific “Zone of Peace”  Fiji-Australia Memorandum of Understanding on Cyber Security Cooperation  Papua New Guinea and China hold bilateral talks United States and Marshall Islands renew COFA Vanuatu, Samoa and Fiji receive Japanese human security support Pacific Islands Forum releases Loss and Damage Policy…

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Pacific Security Snapshot: Pacific voices at the United Nations

Security Snapshot
Pacific Security College - 13 Oct 2023

Pacific Security Snapshot: Pacific voices at the United Nations

In this special edition of the Pacific Security Snapshot, we look at the key issues raised by Pacific leaders at the recent United Nations General Assembly, including climate change, reform to multilateral institutions and ocean health. “These challenges might be inconvenient for large economies – but I can assure the climate impacts already at our…

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