#Pacific

  • Article: The Pacific Has the ‘Perfect Storm of Conditions’ for Modern Slavery: Report

    The Pacific Has the ‘Perfect Storm of Conditions’ for Modern Slavery: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|March 26, 2020

    Modern slavery is likely to increase as climate change exacerbates poverty and migration. Read more

  • Article: Australia and New Zealand Join Forces to Help Pacific Neighbours Fight Coronavirus

    Australia and New Zealand Join Forces to Help Pacific Neighbours Fight Coronavirus

    By Madeleine Keck|March 25, 2020

    A COVID-19 outbreak could inundate the Pacific’s health care systems. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Pledges Millions to Help Relocate Fijian Communities Displaced by Climate Change

    New Zealand Pledges Millions to Help Relocate Fijian Communities Displaced by Climate Change

    By Madeleine Keck|March 2, 2020

    Many of the nation’s low-lying communities are in danger. Read more

  • Article: The European Union Just Committed €3 Million for Health Security in the Pacific

    The European Union Just Committed €3 Million for Health Security in the Pacific

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 23, 2020

    “The EU recognizes that improvements in health also help reduce poverty.” Read more

  • Article: Australia Cuts Aid for Health Programs to Spend More on Pacific Infrastructure Projects

    Australia Cuts Aid for Health Programs to Spend More on Pacific Infrastructure Projects

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 21, 2020

    New figures show aid spending has been cut by 42% in Southeast Asia over the past five years. Read more

  • Article: 'Easily Treatable' Cancers Kill Thousands in the Pacific Each Year

    'Easily Treatable' Cancers Kill Thousands in the Pacific Each Year

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 13, 2019

    Almost 10,000 Pacific islanders die every year from cancer due to a lack of treatment services. Read more

  • Article: Australia Steps Up and Pledges $19 Million to Support Health Care in the Pacific

    Australia Steps Up and Pledges $19 Million to Support Health Care in the Pacific

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 9, 2019

    The commitment includes $13 million toward combating tuberculosis in the region. Read more

  • Article: Over 70% of Children in the Pacific Experience 'Shocking’ Violence: Report

    Over 70% of Children in the Pacific Experience 'Shocking’ Violence: Report

    Aug. 1, 2019

    Close neighbor Australia has been urged to step up foreign aid funding to help curb the issue. Read more