- Annual General Meeting of The Australian Association for the Advancement of Pacific Studies (AAAPS), 10 May 2013
- Dr. Hsiao-chun Hung returns to the Mariana Islands
- Vote buying prevalent in Indonesia and the Pacific
- The end of the Pacific? Sea-level change and Pacific Island livelihoods
- Politics, development and security in Oceania
- Kago, Kastom and Kalja: The Study of Indigenous Movements in Melanesia Today (Cahiers du Credo) (Volume 2)
- In conversation with Sir Mekere Morauta
- Engendering objects: Dynamics of Barkcloth and Gender among the Maisin of Papua New Guinea by
- Another Port Moresby community bulldozed
- Reflections on the PNG Budget Forum: Can devolved funding be effectively utilised
- European Investment Bank backs remote aviation investment in the South Pacific
- Lifting skills in the Pacific: using infrastructure procurement for skills transfer
- Fiji constitutional referendum? Unlikely
- CDI Policy Paper: Comparing Across Regions: Parties and Political Systems in Indonesia and the Pacific Islands
- SSGM’s ‘State of the Pacific’ Conference (25-26 June 2013)
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Category Archives: AusAID
"There are three main messages contained in the recently released World Bank report ‘The economic costs of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Pacific Islands: a rapid stocktake of the situation in Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu‘ (available here [PDF]) (the report did not include analysis of Papua New Guinea)..." [read more].
“The AusAID Development Research Awards Scheme (ADRAS) Funding Round 2012 is now open for the submission of applications [until 21 September]. The ADRAS is a key component of the AusAID Research Strategy 2012-2016, the purpose of which is to improve the quality and effectiveness of Australian aid in developing countries. AusAID promotes fairness, transparency and value for money from our research investment including through the use of competitive mechanisms to fund research…” For more information, visit AusAID’s ADRAS webpage.
The 2009 Samoan tsunami: Impressive reconstruction efforts, but Samoa’s scars still run deep. A post to AusAID’s Engage blog by Rob Tranter.
AusAID has developed a staged approach to increasing the transparency of its activities. Central to this initiative is a new web platform able to support dynamic data. New country profile pages are now available for these island nations of the Pacific: East Timor, Indonesia, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Philippines. See the timeline for this initiative at (http://www.ausaid.gov.au/about/transparency.cfm).
Foreign Minister Bob Carr today announced the Australian Government will provide up to $1 million to help small island and developing states, including our Pacific island neighbours, to participate in the Rio+20 Conference in June [read more].
Foreign Minister Bob Carr has confirmed the Australian Government is providing a range of support and assistance to Australians affected by heavy rain and flooding in Fiji. Australia is working closely with Fijian organisations to assist assessments of damage and needs for emergency support in affected communities including funding aerial surveys of flooded areas.
Representatives from 14 Pacific nations are meeting in Brisbane this week to look at ways sport can be used to fight diseases like diabetes and obesity which have become leading causes of death and disability throughout the Pacific.
Education is the key to helping women and girls escape poverty, Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs, Richard Marles, told a gathering of women leaders at an International Women's Day Breakfast in Papua New Guinea this morning.
In the lead up to Human Rights Day, celebrated around the globe on December 10, Australia has announced support to 41 organisations that are promoting and protecting human rights throughout the developing world.
Today, at the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, Republic of Korea, Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd endorsed an agreement on a new global direction for assisting fragile states.
Australia and Indonesia today highlighted their shared commitment to education and helping millions of children to go to school.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd, today announced a new three-year partnership with the GSMA mWomen Programme to increase mobile phone ownership among women in the developing world.
Australia has today strengthened its commitment to effective and transparent aid with the online publication of detailed information on the work of Australia's aid program.
Australia and the United States have reaffirmed their commitment to work together to prevent violence against women in the Pacific.
Australia is providing more water to the people of Tuvalu following a severe drought on the Pacific island. Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs Richard Marles announced that Australia and New Zealand have delivered a shipment of 450,000 litres of water to Tuvalu's main island of Funafuti.
Australia will make it cheaper for migrants from Commonwealth developing countries working overseas to send money back home.
Australian expertise and aid is helping transform the lives of thousands of poor Filipino families living in crowded urban areas extremely vulnerable to flooding and natural disasters.
Australia is helping to provide water to the drought-stricken people of Tuvalu following the declaration of a state of emergency on 28 September 2011.
Foreign Minister, Kevin Rudd, and Papua New Guinea Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Ano Pala, today agreed on a major reform agenda for Papua New Guinea's University Education system.
The Australian Government and the Asian Development Bank are teaming up to save an estimated 1.2 million people, through a much needed boost to rural health services in Papua New Guinea.
Australia will help the Pacific Island states to improve their food security and economic development by boosting funding for fisheries programs.
The Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, has announced further details on Australia's commitment to small Pacific nations over the next two years to help the region plan for and respond to the unavoidable impacts of climate change.
The Australian Government will provide extra funding to help Pacific Island nations improve services for women who have experienced violence.
The Australian Government will increase its assistance to help prevent and control chronic diseases like diabetes and cardiovascular disease across the Pacific.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and have reaffirmed their commitment to improving education in the Pacific by extending funding for language and literacy education across the region.