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Meg Keen

Briefing paper

The Blue Pacific in action: Solomon Islands’ National Ocean Policy

Solomon Islands has embraced the regional Blue Pacific and Pacific Oceanscape concepts for sustainable oceans management and translated the core principles into national action.
Briefing paper

A PUF of fresh air? Pacific Urban Forum 2019

At Pacific Urban Forum5 (PUF5), Pacific Island governments, non-government organisations and academic institutions were well represented with the geographic spread of representation and attendance numbers the highest yet. This briefing paper provides an overview of the prominent issues at the PUF5 and an analysis of...
Report

The RAMSI legacy for policing in the Pacific region

For the past fourteen years, approximately one-fifth of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) Participating Police Force has comprised police from thirteen Pacific Island countries. As RAMSI was drawing to a close, it was timely to assess the impact of their involvement on...
Guide

The RAMSI legacy for Pacific policing

While most aspects of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) have been well documented, less has been said about the significant contribution of the Pacific Island police who served with it.
Discussion paper

New pathways across old terrain? SSGM research on resources, conflict and justice

Melanesia is characterised by complex interactions among land and natural resource uses, legal and political institutions, and interest groups. These interactions play out at the national level, where institutions have been profoundly shaped by an interplay of ‘local’ and ‘global’ orders and by the political...