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The Region in Review: International Issues and Events, 2018

The Region in Review: International Issues and Events, 2018 The year 2018 was a year of anni- met in Nauru in September for their versaries, celebrating decades of politi- annual meeting. Among a bevy of cal independence as well as innovative outcomes (pifs 2018b), a key state- regional institutions. ment reframed the regional security The University of the South Pacific discussion. The Boe Declaration looks (usp)—one of the Pacific’s most to an “expanded concept of security important regional initiatives—marked inclusive of human security, humani- its fiftieth anniversary. Over the past tarian assistance, prioritizing environ- five decades, it has grown from a mental security and regional coopera- small campus at Laucala Bay in Suva tion in building resilience to disasters to a multifaceted institution, with and climate change, including through the Emalus campus in Vanuatu and a regional cooperation and support” network of extension centers span- (pifs 2018a). While covering a diverse ning the region. A fiftieth-anniversary range of traditional security issues, an history documents how the university unprecedented provision notes that all has educated generations of Pacific leaders “reaffirm that climate change leaders and provided a vital space remains the single greatest threat to for debate, reflection, and agitation the livelihoods, security and wellbeing (Leckie 2018). of 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, 2018

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 31 (2) – Oct 3, 2019

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Abstract

The year 2018 was a year of anni- met in Nauru in September for their versaries, celebrating decades of politi- annual meeting. Among a bevy of cal independence as well as innovative outcomes (pifs 2018b), a key state- regional institutions. ment reframed the regional security The University of the South Pacific discussion. The Boe Declaration looks (usp)—one of the Pacific’s most to an “expanded concept of security important regional initiatives—marked inclusive of human security, humani- its fiftieth anniversary. Over the past tarian assistance, prioritizing environ- five decades, it has grown from a mental security and regional coopera- small campus at Laucala Bay in Suva tion in building resilience to disasters to a multifaceted institution, with and climate change, including through the Emalus campus in Vanuatu and a regional cooperation and support” network of extension centers span- (pifs 2018a). While covering a diverse ning the region. A fiftieth-anniversary range of traditional security issues, an history documents how the university unprecedented provision notes that all has educated generations of Pacific leaders “reaffirm that climate change leaders and provided a vital space remains the single greatest threat to for debate, reflection, and agitation the livelihoods, security and wellbeing (Leckie 2018). of the

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