COP26: A Pacific Perspective

As COP26 gets underway, Pacific countries are banging the drum and demanding an agreement that will see global temperatures capped at 1.5 degrees. Watch a collection of interviews APSC has done with key climate experts and leaders in the region, expressing the urgency of this security issue for the Pacific.

Video Archive

Policing in the Pacific Conference (2021)

Policing in the Pacific Conference (2021)

This conference was a candid and practical look at how policing in the Pacific is becoming more complex, multi-sectoral and multi-jurisdictional and what the implications are for practice and evidence-based research.

JHOPS Pre-event Webinar: Opening Our Borders

JHOPS Pre-event Webinar: Opening Our Borders

In preparation for the Joint Heads of Pacific Security conference coming up in November, the Australia Pacific Security College convened a pre-event talanoa webinar on 25 October 2021. The webinar aimed to stimulate discussions on how the region can ready itself for reopening and seize opportunities for enhancing resilience.

Pacific Law Enforcement Exercise (2021)

Pacific Law Enforcement Exercise (2021)

The Secretariats of the regional law enforcement organisations asked the Australia Pacific Security College help them to build a multi-agency exercise. Their vision was to improve law enforcement cooperation by demonstrating the complexity of transnational crime challenges to Police, Customs and Immigration agencies in Fiji, Samoa and the Solomon Islands. The request for the multi-agency exercise across jurisdictions formed the first activity under the Declaration of Partnership.

Pacific Risks and Response: Special Webinar

Pacific Risks and Response: Special Webinar

PSC Director Professor Meg Keen anchors a lively discussion with Senator Zed Seselja and Dame Annette King from the PSC’s media studio at ANU. Join them as they answer questions on how they are assisting Pacific nations to build resilience as they face multiple challenges from COVID-19 to climate to geopolitics and more.

Pacific Lockdown:   A Sea of Resilience (PSC Documentary 2020)

Pacific Lockdown: A Sea of Resilience (PSC Documentary 2020)

Four video diarists across the Pacific Islands speak honestly about the challenges of COVID-19 and closed borders in 2020.

Pacific Resilience: Putting People First

Pacific Resilience: Putting People First

Pacific Island researchers discuss research findings on disaster resilience and localised responses in the Pacific post-TC Harold and in the midst of COVID-19. This panel was part of the Urban Resilience Asia Pacific 2020 conference

Interview with Ishmael Toroama (2019)

Interview with Ishmael Toroama (2019)

In September 2020, Ishmael Toroama was declared Bougainville’s new President. Ben Bohane interview him some months previously as polling opened for Bougainville’s referendum on independence in November 2019.

Pacific Lockdown Documentary: Trailer

Pacific Lockdown Documentary: Trailer

The trailer for our documentary, “Pacific Lockdown”, that follows four video diarists across the Pacific Islands who speak honestly about the challenges of COVID-19 and closed borders in 2020.