Climate impacts on Tuvalu and hopes for climate change negotiations

The Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Rt Hon Enele Sosene Sopoaga, will discuss the impacts of climate change on Tuvalu, noting the implications of the Intergovernmental Panel on...

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Rt Hon Enele Sosene Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu

East-West Center: scholarship and study opportunities for 2019 now open

We are pleased to announce opportunities for study and scholarships at the East-West Center (EWC) for the 2019 academic year.

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Science, objectivity, and political responsibility in the litigation of two oil spills

Professor Stuart Kirsch from the University of Michigan, examines the role of scientific experts and expertise in legal proceedings.

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Exxon Valderz Oil Spill 1989

Codification and creation of community and customary laws in the South Pacific and beyond

Many communities across the Pacific islands region write down their own ‘customary’ or ‘local’ rules and regulations in the form of what are called customary or community laws...

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Codification and creation of community and customary laws

State of the Pacific 2018

Department of Pacific Affairs’ biennial State of the Pacific (SOTP) conference will take place from 10-12 September 2018 at the Australian National University in Canberra.

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2016 Karkar Island Bilum Festival, PNG

The Pacific Institute serves as a hub connecting and promoting Pacific Studies research, teaching and training at ANU. It celebrates the remarkable engagements ANU staff and students have had with the peoples of the Pacific Islands over the past seven decades and how these interactions have helped shape our collective understanding of the region.

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