Will existing measures to combat the coronavirus work in the Pacific?
PACIFIC: IN FOCUS
Building Pacific solidarity
COVID-19 – the Pacific response: 15 April
Around the world, countries are going into hibernation to flatten the COVID-19 curve. This week, the Pacific region faced further crisis with a major cyclone, which has complicated the pandemic response and proves other security challenges are not on hold.
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COVID-19 – the Pacific response: 8 April
Welcome to a new weekly Australia Pacific Security College (PSC) and Policy Forum initiative, tracking policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic across the Pacific Islands region. This is a snapshot of policy responses, correct as of 10:30am, 7 April 2020.
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Building a resilient and sustainable future
Papua New Guinea must control its borders
Papua New Guinea has had its first cases of COVID-19, and faces numerous challenges to stop its spread. Sharing the only land border between Asia and the Pacific, the government must properly seal borders given the alarming rate of infections in neighbouring Indonesia, Henry Ivarature writes.
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The future of Pacific security
What the trade war means for the Indo-Pacific
Far from trans-Atlantic troubles?
The United States’ European allies have been worrying about the state of their alliance, but the Indo-Pacific can provide an arena for cooperation that could help calm some of the friction that has built up across the Atlantic, Gorana Grgic writes.
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