Griffith helps in Pacific climate change battle

Griffith Climate Change Response Program (GCCRP)
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Griffith University experts in climate change and information management are helping Pacific island countries and territories to discover and manage the information they need to plan for climate change. While a number of projects are under way in the region to mitigate the effects of rising sea levels, finding the information to decide which of them will […]

Being Political: Leadership and Democracy in the Pacific Islands

Griffith Asia Institute
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Griffith Asia Institute Featured Publication Purchase the book from University of Hawai’i Press Written by Dr Jack Corbett Politicians everywhere tend to attract cynicism and inspire disillusionment. They are supposed to epitomize the promise of democratic government and yet invariably find themselves cast as the enemy of every virtue that system seeks to uphold. In […]

Gender Violence and Women’s Empowerment in the Pacific Islands

Griffith Asia Institute
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Dr Nicole George, Lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies, School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland spoke at the recent South Pacific Studies Group meeting. Gender violence persists in the Pacific islands region as an epidemic that is resistant to treatment.  More disturbing is the fact that these levels have remained constant […]