Pacific Institute of Public Policy
The Pacific Institute of Public Policy is the regions leading think-tank. For all our latest updates please visit pacificpolitics.com
Below are our latest blog piece and Discussion Starter
PiPP’s Communications Director Ben Bohane spent a month in Afghanistan observing how Pacific island soldiers are performing as NATO/ISAF forces begin to wind down. Ben embedded with the US Army’s Guam Battalion, as well Australian and British forces, documenting the experience of Micronesians, Polynesians and Melanesians in this faraway war. Read the full blog here.
Pacific island leaders face increasing pressure to bring much needed development to their people’s doorsteps. Because of this, lending institutions are taking advantage and don’t seem to care if their predatory lending practices will affect future generations to come. Our latest Discussion Starter, ‘Unsure Refuge’, reflects on whether it is time Pacific leaders reconsider the consequences of acting too fast.