Pacific possible: labour mobility

This forum will launch a new ANU - World Bank report on transforming Pacific labour mobility.

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labour mobility

The difficulties of supporting reform in fragile states: the case of water sector reform in Lebanon

Rim El Kadi presented her PHD research findings on Lebanon's problematic, donor driven water reforms.Podcast and presentation will be available soon.

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Rim El Kadi

Financing responses to climate change in the Pacific

In this panel experts discussed the extent and nature of climate financing in the Pacific, its governance, and Australia’s contribution. Presentations and podcast will be available soon.

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Financing responses to climate change in the Pacific

2016 Pacific Update

The 2016 Pacific Update Conference will be held on July 18-19, 2016, at the University of the South Pacific Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji.

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2016 Pacific Update

Going beyond ‘politics matters’ in international development

Samuel Hickey presented the key findings of a five-year comparative investigation into the politics of development in Africa and Asia.

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  • Stephen Howes on the 'backpacker tax' and Pacific seasonal workers.
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  • Femili PNG Operations Manager Denga Ilave attracted considerable media interest during her Australian visit.
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  • Our 2016 aid budget coverage was in the news.
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  • Stephen Howes provided commentary on the PNG Supreme Court decision on the Manus detention centre.
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  • Associate Director Robin Davies wrote for The Guardian on the need for a global humanitarian fund.
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  • The launch of the 2015 Australian Aid Stakeholder Survey was covered in newspapers and on radio.
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