2023 Pacific Update

Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre

Event details


Date & time

Tuesday 13 June 2023 to Thursday 15 June 2023


The University of the South Pacific, Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji


Various speakers


Pacific Update committee
02 6125 6805

Co-hosted by the Development Policy Centre and The University of the South Pacific’s School of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Pacific Update is the premier forum for discussion of economic, social, political, and environmental issues in the region.


We are inviting researchers, policymakers, and development practitioners to submit proposals/papers by Monday 3 April.

Potential topics include:

  • Migration and labour mobility

  • Human capital (education and health)

  • Economic development and poverty reduction

  • Labour markets and social protection

  • Environment, natural resources, and climate change

  • Gender equality and social inclusion

  • Politics and governance (domestic, regional, or international)

The third day of Pacific Update will focus on research and policy developments in migration and labour mobility, within and beyond the Pacific region.

Submit your individual proposals/papers here
Submit your pre-organised panel proposals here

First round acceptance notifications will be made by Friday 21 April.
Draft program will be available from 5 May.
Registrations to attend will open 5 May.

Event updates

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