Since 2006 the relationship between the Methodist Church of Fiji and the Bainimarama regime has been variously tense, acrimonious and downright hostile, with Church Conferences cancelled by the government in 2009 -2011 and allowed under restrictions in
On 3rd September The ONE Campaign, will launch the Trillion Dollar Scandal, a new campaign that will expose the true costs of international corruption on developing countries.
Chaired by: Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA, Chancellor of The Australian National University
Lecture Title: weapons of mass destruction and the US rebalance to Asia
With the unprecedented number of scholars and students across ANU now working on projects and research related to Myanmar, the Myanmar Brownbag Series aims to provide a relaxed and regular environment to discuss current events in Myanmar and
Abstract: The 2001 international intervention in Afghanistan and the liberal state-building enterprise that followed it opened new opportunities for social and politicalactivism in the country.
For many Pacific Islander’s, a tattoo is a marker of one's cultural identity - a reminder of one's heritage and a visual story to carry on their skin.
Xanana Gusmão, Timor-Leste’s prime minister and former rebel leader, recently cancelled plans to step down early from his post, announcing instead plans to reshuffle the government’s 55-member cabinet.
Political actors in Myanmar who once found in the language human rights symbolic resources to oppose domination are today turning towards the language of citizens’ rights.
The Kingdom of Tonga, which possesses one of the oldest extant constitutions in the world, decided four years ago to make amendments to it that are the most significant in its history. The Monarch would cease to be Head of Government.
The winds of change: evolution and flux in intellectual property rights models at global and local levels
This seminar will examine the current debates and stimulants for change around intellectual property rights models at both a global level and at local and regional levels in the Pacific islands region. This discussion will be anchored in a case study