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SSGM Report on Urban Development in Honiara Launched By Solomon Islands Minister of Lands

18 May 2017

The Honourable Moses Garu, Solomon Islands Minister of Lands, Housing and Survey, launched the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program (SSGM) report on Urban Development in Honiara:...

Solomons Federalism, and Bougainville Referendum: Issues and Prospects seminar

Solomons Federalism, and Bougainville Referendum: Issues and Prospects

15 May 2017

Both Solomon Islands and Bougainville are approaching critical points when longstanding debates about proposals and processes for fundamental changes in political arrangements are coming to a head....

Politics and International Studies at ANU jumps to 6th place in 2017 QS Rankings

19 April 2017

The 2017 QS World University Rankings has seen Politics and International Studies at ANU move from 8th place in the world to 6th place. It is the third year in a row that ANU has been ranked among...

Professor Rajesh Chandra is the Vice-Chancellor and President of The University of the South Pacific. Image SSGM

Tertiary Education in the Pacific – Trends and Issues

12 April 2017

In this knowledge and innovation driven, open and competitive global economy and society, knowledge is the key driver of economic and social development. The Pacific Islands are now firmly integrated...

RAMSI: What has it Meant? speaker panel. Image SSGM

RAMSI: What has it Meant?

30 March 2017

After 14 years, the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) will conclude on 30 June 2017. RAMSI was originally deployed in mid-2003 at the invitation of the government of Solomon...

Research on the RAMSI Legacy for Pacific Policing

28 February 2017

In 2016 several SSGM scholars commenced work on a major research project exploring the legacy of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) for Pacific policing. Led by ANU College of...

ANU ranked in the top 10 international universities

1 February 2017

The ANU has been named in the top 10 of the world’s most international universities. The 2017 Times Higher Education international universities rankings has ANU at seventh in the world and...

Oceans Governance: Shaping our Future’ Conference.  Image SSGM

ANU and USP Work Together to Advance Thinking on Ocean Governance

5 December 2016

Oceans governance is a key priority area for the Pacific region. SSGM in partnership with the School of Government, Development and International Affairs at the University of the South Pacific held...

SSGM image, Honiara City Council sign

Urbanisation in Honiara: Managing Change, Creating Opportunities

23 September 2016

Pacific Island cities have some of the most rapid rates of urbanisation in the world, attracting rural migrants, particularly youth, in search of a better life. Within these cities significant...

Recent fieldwork with returning seasonal workers in Vanuatu

30 June 2016

In May 2016 over 600 workers from New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme and 64 workers from Australia’s Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) returned to Vanuatu. As a part of her nine-...

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