1 Nov 2022 - 36 min Listen
Loss, damages & hope before COP27
Climate finance, ocean security, Indigenous voices and gender will be at the forefront of climate negotiations taking place in Egypt next week at COP27. Dr Henry Ivarature discusses these issues with Dr Siobhan McDonnell, Pacific climate negotiator and ANU Lecturer, Akka Rimon, APSC PhD candidate, and Brianna Gordon, ANU Climate Alumni COP27 scholarship recipient.
27 Oct 2022 - 36 min Listen
The Pacific’s climate ahead of COP27
COP27 is soon to be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, with leaders deliberating on the crucial action needed to curb the worst impacts of climate change. We talk with Prof Mark Howden, Vice-Chair of the IPCC, and Mr Choi Yeeting, Kiribati Presidential Advisor for Climate, to discuss the updated climate science impacting Pacific countries…
19 Oct 2022 - 36 min Listen
What happened in the PNG Election?
The 2022 PNG National Election was marred by violence and allegations of voter fraud. However, despite these widespread issues, thousands of people lined up to vote, determined for their voices to be heard. ANU’s Dr Colin Wiltshire sits down with Arianne Kassman, CEO of Transparency International PNG and Geejay Milli, PhD Candidate at the ANU,…
27 Sep 2022 - 36 min Listen
Community Responses to Transnational Crime
We sat down with Distinguished Professor Steven Ratuva and Mr Setareki Macanawai, CEO of the Pacific Disability Forum at the Pacific Regional Law Enforcement Conference in Nadi, Fiji, to discuss how we can use inclusive community approaches to combat transnational crime. Hosted by Liam Taylor.
26 Jul 2022 - 36 min Listen
Social Media Security (Part Two)
In part two of our Pacific Wayfinder series on Social Media Security in the Pacific, Eliorah Malifa speaks further with Nick McDonnell (Head of Public Policy for NZ and the Pacific, Meta), Dr Amanda H A Watson (Research Fellow, ANU); and Jope Tarai, (PhD candidate in Digital politics, ANU) about the increased use of…
27 Jun 2022 - 36 min Listen
Social Media Security (Part One)
Social media has created seismic shifts in the way people connect and relate. As mobile phone usage and internet connectivity expands across the Pacific, the use of platforms such as Facebook has provided new economic and social opportunities for the region. Nick McDonnell (Head of Public Policy for NZ and the Pacific, Meta), Dr…