Transform Aqorau

Dr Transform Aqorau is a visiting fellow at the Department of Pacific Affairs, ANU
Discussion paper

The 2019 national general election in Solomon Islands — a personal perspective: navigating a maze of challenges

On 3 April 2019, the people of Solomon Islands will go to the polls to elect their representatives in the national parliament for the next four years, but the outcome of the 2019 national election will not change the core challenges facing Solomon Islands.

State of the Pacific — slippery slopes and rough rides in regional cooperative endeavours in the islands

Overview This discussion paper results from a speech prepared for the keynote address at the 2016 State of the Pacific Conference, held at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, Australia, 13–15 September. In it Dr Aqorau discusses the state of regional cooperative affairs in...