Pacific Security Snapshot: 2 August 2022

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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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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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Pacific Security Snapshot: 7 July 2022

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Australia Pacific Security College - 7 Jul 2022

Pacific Security Snapshot: 7 July 2022

The security stories shaping the region. It’s election season in the Pacific! Campaigning has begun in earnest in Fiji and Papua New Guinea, whilst results have been announced in the French Overseas Territories. The build-up to Fiji and Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) national elections has begun, with both countries potentially heading to polls in the…

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Pacific Security Snapshot: 23 June 2022

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Australia Pacific Security College - 23 Jun 2022

Pacific Security Snapshot: 23 June 2022

A deal to preserve the Pacific Islands Forum was the major security story of the fortnight, while Fiji has offered a sobering reminder of the impacts of climate change to world leaders.

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Pacific Security Snapshot: 7 June 2022

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Australia Pacific Security College - 7 Jun 2022

Pacific Security Snapshot: 7 June 2022

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s whirlwind trip around the Pacific has dominated headlines, whilst Papua New Guinea’s election is just around the corner.

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Pacific Security Snapshot: 18 May 2022

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Australia Pacific Security College - 18 May 2022

Pacific Security Snapshot: 18 May 2022

Fiji has found itself caught in the middle of a dispute between the United States and a Russian oligarch, whilst a major new Australia and New Zealand-backed tuna processing plant has been announced for the Solomon Islands. The Russian superyacht Amadea has been embroiled in a series of court cases and appeals, as American and Fijian authorities…

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