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Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament Policy Papers

Last year, the Pacific Islands Society launched a new program entitled the Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament. The program was designed to provide young leaders from the Pacific Islands Region with an opportunity to have their voice heard on contemporary disarmament topics. In partnership with the Federation of American Scientists,  Emerging Science and Technology Policy […]

Pacific Security Scholars Policy Papers

Pacific Security Scholars (PSS) policy papers are now available, examining  security issues and policy implications of emerging security issues in the Pacific region. Lora Vaioleti examines the impact of climate change on food security in Tonga and Briar Thompson examines the impact of 3D Printing on security in Pacific Island Countries. The inaugural class of […]

Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament Reach Major Milestone

This spring, the Federation of American Scientists, Emerging Science and Technology Policy Centre, and Pacific Islands Society announced the launch of the 2013-14 Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament – a pilot project of the Young Leaders on Disarmament Program. Since then, the inaugural class of young leaders has been hard at work learning about the […]

Mentors for the Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament Announced

The Federation of American Scientists, Pacific Islands Society, and Emerging Science and Technology Policy Centre are pleased to announce that three major diplomatic missions have agreed to provide mentors for the 2013 – 2014 Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament. The participating Geneva-based missions include Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  Guy Pollard joined the British Diplomatic Service […]

Inaugural Class of Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament Announced

FAS and the Pacific Islands Society (PacSoc) are pleased to announce the inaugural class of Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament. Calvin Ziru comes from the Solomon Islands and is a lawyer by profession. He is currently a Chevening Scholarship recipient, completing a Master of Arts in Politics and International Relations at the Durham University in […]