Publications

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Reports
Chinese aid in the Pacific
In this interactive Lowy Institute map, Philippa Brant illustrates China’s growing foreign aid program in the Pacific Islands region.Philippa Brant
Commentary
The Geopolitics of Chinese Aid
The Geopolitics of Chinese aid: Mapping Beijing’s Funding in the PacificDr Philippa BrantForeign Affairs4 March 2015Please click here for the online text.Philippa Brant
Commentary
Fiji Elections: Free enough and fair enough
Fiji Elections: Free enough and fair enoughAdelle NearycogitASIA25 September 2014Please click here for the full text.Adelle Neary
Fiji’s election and Australia: the terms of re-engagement
Policy Briefs
Fiji’s election and Australia: the terms of re-engagement
The election will only be the first step in Fiji’s transition to democracy after eight years of Voreqe Bainimarama’s military rule. Australia should use its influence to assist…
Analyses
Violence against women in PNG: How men are getting away with murder
In this Lowy Institute Analysis, Jo Chandler presents a devastating picture of the endemic violence against women in Papua New Guinea. She highlights the courageous efforts of PNG…
Reports
The role of the private sector in promoting economic growth and reducing poverty in the Indo-Pacific region
The role of the private sector in promoting economic growth and reducing poverty in the Indo-Pacific region Dr Tess Newton Cain Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on…
Reports
Chinese Assistance in the Pacific: Agency, Effectiveness and the Role of Pacific Island Governments
Chinese Assistance in the Pacific: Agency, Effectiveness and the Role of Pacific Island Governments Philippa Brant and Matthew Dornan Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies …
Speeches
2013 Australia-Papua New Guinea Emerging Leaders Dialogue: Outcomes report
The Lowy Institute hosted the inaugural Australia-Papua New Guinea Emerging Leaders Dialogue on 26 November 2013. The Dialogue was convened with the support of the Department of…
Analyses
China's economic statecraft: turning wealth into power
China today is using economic statecraft more frequently, more assertively, and in more diverse fashion than ever before. Yet fears of Chinese economic coercion should not be…