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The Region in Review: International Issues and Events, 2010

The Region in Review: International Issues and Events, 2010 Political Reviews The Region in Review: International Issues and Events, nic maclellan Melanesia in Review: Issues and Events, david chappell, jon fraenkel, solomon kantha, gordon leua nanau, howard van trease, muridan s widjojo At the annual Pacific Islands Forum in August 2010, Forum Secretariat staff issued a media release stating, "The Pacific Islands Forum, which celebrates 40 years of its existence next year, is based on unity" (Forum 2010d). However, the unity of the Forum and other regional institutions continues to be tested by the increasing complexity of international issues such as trade, aid, climate change, and the regional aftermath of Fiji's 2006 coup. As Island leaders gathered in Fiji for the "Engaging with the Pacific" conference in July, their final communiqué noted that "views expressed all round highlighted what Pacific Small Island States perceived as deficiencies in the ability of the current model of Pacific regionalism to effectively address key development and governiqué 2010). The year 2010 was marked by debates within the Forum and the Melanesian Spearhead Group (msg), growing independent action by Papua New Guinea, and the ongoing challenge posed by the postcoup administration in Fiji. In the face of commitment to the region, the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

The Region in Review: International Issues and Events, 2010

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 23 (2) – Aug 20, 2011

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Political Reviews The Region in Review: International Issues and Events, nic maclellan Melanesia in Review: Issues and Events, david chappell, jon fraenkel, solomon kantha, gordon leua nanau, howard van trease, muridan s widjojo At the annual Pacific Islands Forum in August 2010, Forum Secretariat staff issued a media release stating, "The Pacific Islands Forum, which celebrates 40 years of its existence next year, is based on unity" (Forum 2010d). However, the unity of the Forum and other regional institutions continues to be tested by the increasing complexity of international issues such as trade, aid, climate change, and the regional aftermath of Fiji's 2006 coup. As Island leaders gathered in Fiji for the "Engaging with the Pacific" conference in July, their final communiqué noted that "views expressed all round highlighted what Pacific Small Island States perceived as deficiencies in the ability of the current model of Pacific regionalism to effectively address key development and governiqué 2010). The year 2010 was marked by debates within the Forum and the Melanesian Spearhead Group (msg), growing independent action by Papua New Guinea, and the ongoing challenge posed by the postcoup administration in Fiji. In the face of commitment to the region, the

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