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  • 24 Oct 2019 11:00

    Brexit: “Do or die”

    Boris Johnson swerves from “no deal” to “deal”, while a not-so-anonymous source steers the headlines in his favour.

  • 24 Oct 2019 07:00

    Trump’s troop withdrawal and what’s next for Islamic State

    Having pre-emptively declared the militant group “100% defeated”, the pull back from Syria raises different threats.

  • 23 Oct 2019 17:00

    Antarctica and the China test

    While Australia’s federal politicians ponder the US-China puzzle, it may be state governments stuck with real choices.

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People | experts Jenny Hayward-Jones
Nonresident Fellow, Pacific Islands Program
Lowy Institute
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Areas of ExpertisePacific Islands politics; Pacific Islands economic and social development; governance; statebuilding

Jenny Hayward-Jones is a Lowy Institute Nonresident Fellow and former Director of the Melanesia Program at the Lowy Institute. Prior to joining the Lowy Institute Jenny was an officer in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for thirteen years, serving in the Australian missions in Vanuatu and Turkey. She worked as Policy Adviser to the Special Coordinator of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands from its inception in July 2003 and in 2004. Jenny holds a BA (Hons) in political science from Macquarie University; her Masters thesis for Monash University focused on governance and political change in Vanuatu. Jenny’s interests focus on Australian policy in the Pacific Islands region, political and social change in Melanesia, and the strategic and economic challenges facing Pacific Islands in the Asian century. She is the author of two Policy Briefs on Fiji and several reports from major conferences on regional issues, on PNG and on Solomon Islands that she has convened in Australia, New Zealand and Solomon Islands.