Your guide to navigating the crosscurrents of security in the Blue Pacific Continent. Featuring world-leading experts and top-level policy and decisionmakers, this vodcast interrogates security developments and issues confronting Pacific Island countries.

Hosted by Akka Rimon (PSC PhD scholar and former head of the Kiribati Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration) and Dr Henry Ivarature, PSC Deputy Director.

Latest Podcast

10 Nov 2023

RAMSI: 20 years, 20 voices

The Pacific Security College celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) with our biggest vodcast series yet! ​RAMSI, also known as Operation Helpem Fren, stands as a testament to Pacific collaboration. Episode 1 of our #PacificWayfinder special six-part vodcast series premiers on Monday 24 July 07.00 AEST. Curious why RAMSI was created and how…

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Podcast Archive

Making Pacific Climate Policy

15 May 2023 - 44 min Listen

Making Pacific Climate Policy

What should Pacific countries consider when making policies on climate change? Salā Dr George Carter and Mahealani Delaney join Akka Rimon to discuss the importance of embedding traditional knowledge and the IPCC’s latest recommendations in Pacific climate policies.

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Migrating with Dignity: A conversation with Anote Tong

1 May 2023 - 42 min Listen

Migrating with Dignity: A conversation with Anote Tong

A final warning – the IPCC has released its landmark Synthesis Report for the AR6 reporting cycle, outlining the drastic action needed to be taken by the world to prevent the worse impacts of climate change. But what does it mean for the Pacific?

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Final Warning: What the last IPCC Report means for the Pacific

18 Apr 2023 - 44 min Listen

Final Warning: What the last IPCC Report means for the Pacific

A final warning – the IPCC has released its landmark Synthesis Report for the AR6 reporting cycle, outlining the drastic action needed to be taken by the world to prevent the worse impacts of climate change. But what does it mean for the Pacific?

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Writing our own stories: Pacific Women in security

21 Mar 2023 - 31 min Listen

Writing our own stories: Pacific Women in security

Hear from Dr Gemma Malungahu & Dr Theresa Meki about the important role Pacific women have always played in security, including the deep cultural and traditional knowledge they bring to decision-making.

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Unpacking the Pacific Security Outlook Report

6 Mar 2023 - 44 min Listen

Unpacking the Pacific Security Outlook Report

From climate to cyber to fisheries, the recently released Security Outlook Report from the Pacific Islands Forum paints an insightful and stark picture of current and future threats to our Blue Pacific Continent.

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What does the future of climate negotiations look like?

31 Jan 2023 - 45 min Listen

What does the future of climate negotiations look like?

What is it really like at a UN climate COP? What could an Australia Pacific COP31 look like? Join a conversation between Salā Dr George Carter, Mahealani Delaney and Brianna Gordon, three members of ANU’s Pacific and First Nations contingent to COP27 in Egypt, as they discuss the importance of Pacific diplomacy, Indigenous knowledge and the future of the Loss and Damage. 

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