Pacific Security Snapshot: 24 November 2022

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Australia Pacific Security College - 24 Nov 2022

Pacific Security Snapshot: 24 November 2022

  The security stories shaping the region Pacific leaders have left COP27 with a loss and damage fund, as cyber, gender and health security issues receive attention in the region. COP27 has come to a close with an agreement over the establishment of a ‘loss and damage’ fund, one of the key finance goals for…

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Pacific Security Snapshot: 10 November 2022

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Australia Pacific Security College - 10 Nov 2022

Pacific Security Snapshot: 10 November 2022

The security stories shaping the region Pacific leaders are calling for developed nations to pay for climate related loss and damage at COP27 and the regional drug trade has been in the spotlight. The COP27 summit commenced in Egypt over the weekend, with Pacific leaders advocating for stronger international commitments on climate change. Pacific demands…

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Pacific Security Snapshot: 25 October 2022

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Australia Pacific Security College - 25 Oct 2022

Pacific Security Snapshot: 25 October 2022

The security stories shaping the region The long awaited US-Pacific Partnership talks have drawn mixed reactions around the region, whilst a number Pacific Island countries face ongoing electoral uncertainty. The long-awaited US-Pacific Partnership talks in Washington ended with a joint declaration on 29 September, celebrated by Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General (SG) Henry Puna as…

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Pacific Security Snapshot: Pacific voices at the United Nations

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Australia Pacific Security College - 4 Oct 2022

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 the 2050 Blue Pacific strategy and the need for urgent action on climate change. “We are here because our future is tied to the entire world; and the…

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Pacific Security Snapshot: 27 September 2022

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Australia Pacific Security College - 27 Sep 2022

Pacific Security Snapshot: 27 September 2022

The security stories shaping the region Environmental disasters are dominating Pacific security concerns and some of the last of the region’s COVID-19 restrictions have been eased. The Inaugural Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction Ministers Meeting (PDRRMM), hosted by the Fiji Government in Nadi on 16 September, concluded with the establishment of a regional Humanitarian Assistance and…

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Pacific Security Snapshot: 13 September 2022

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Australia Pacific Security College - 13 Sep 2022

Pacific Security Snapshot: 13 September 2022

Election uncertainty is featuring in news across the Pacific, while several countries in the region are wrestling with environmental security challenges. Tensions have continued in Solomon Islands, with a moratorium announced on foreign navy vessels, following controversy around an American coast guard vessel which was denied entry to Honiara for a scheduled port call three…

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