DFAT Fellowship enhances Pacific policymakers’ leadership in finance and the digital economy

Participants from the Central Bank of Solomon Islands and Reserve Bank of Fiji visit the Reserve Bank of Australia in Sydney as part of the 2023 DFAT Fellowship.
Business and government
The 2023 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Fellowship for Pacific Policymakers was held from 30 October to 17 November as part of DFAT’s prestigious Australian Awards Fellowships. Funded by the Australian Government for emerging and established leaders, the Fellowships focus on fostering networks of influence and leadership in Australia’s partner countries. The Fellowships […]

Researchers launch new “Defence Diplomacy in the Pacific” Tracker

Tess Newton Cain at the launch of the Defence Diplomacy tracker in Washington DC.
16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Griffith Asia Institute, in partnership with Massey University, launched a “Defence Diplomacy in the Pacific” tracker in Washington DC last week as a part of a larger research project entitled “Rules of Engagement: Defence Diplomacy in the Pacific islands region”. “We are developing this tracker to test our hypothesis that the use of defence diplomacy […]

New research program launched to support digital innovation among small-scale entrepreneurs in the Pacific region

Stall holder at Honiara Central Markets. Solomon Islands.
1 No Poverty
In partnership with the Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC), the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), and ACCESS Advisory Services, the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) is proud to announce a new research program to explore and test opportunities to enhance the support ecosystem for digital innovation and entrepreneurship in the Pacific region. Recognising the important role […]