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May

Fiji vaccine
May

The new diplomacy: Vaccines and soft power

Despite efforts to coordinate coronavirus vaccine delivery on a regional and global basis, Pacific Island governments are increasingly meeting their vaccine needs through bilateral arrangements, a situation which is leading

Fiame Naomi Mata'afa
May

Samoa on tenterhooks

By Monica Miller Almost two months after voters in Samoa went to the polls to elect a new Parliament , the 51 men and women whom voters picked in the

Student climate strike Solomon Islands
May

Summits on the road to Glasgow

By  Nic Maclellan As countries prepare for the next round of global climate negotiations in Glasgow, major powers are organising a series of summits and initiatives to ramp up ambition

Ernest Gibson
May

Giving it his best shot

  Ernest Gibson wondered if it was a hoax when he was first contacted about joining the Earthshot Prize Council as it came completely out of the blue. The Council,

MISA 4 the Pacific
May

Connected by the ocean and history

  The University of the South Pacific has a proud history of student activism. ATOM (Against Testing on Moruroa) formed in Fiji in 1970, and many of its founding members

FNU students celebrate their graduation
May

How two unis are responding to COVID

When Islands Business met with leaders from the University of the South Pacific recently, they were just hours away from making the decision to cancel the year’s graduation ceremonies in