• Australia-Pacific connections for a digital future

    Benjamin Blackshaw     |      October 4, 2019

    Pacific Connect brings together emerging leaders and entrepreneurs from across the South Pacific and a recent Ideas Exchange at NSW Parliament House showed the power of the program to make meaningful connections.

  • Creating people-to-people links through language and culture tours

    Benjamin Blackshaw     |      February 9, 2019

    In these times of rising international tensions, it is vital that people-to-people links are strengthened through educational and cultural opportunities, for we can all learn from others.

  • Digital connectivity to boost educational opportunities in the Solomon Islands

    Benjamin Blackshaw     |      October 10, 2018

    Education and training are of fundamental importance to the use of cable connectivity and the future of the Solomon Islands. Benjamin Blackshaw reports from the Pacific Connect workshop in Honiara.

  • Deepening Australia-Pacific connections

    Benjamin Blackshaw     |      September 11, 2018

    Over a stunning view of Sydney Harbour, the International Centre for Democratic Partnerships held a reception at EY on 27th August to celebrate its first anniversary and participants’ achievements in implementing the Australian Government’s Pacific Connect program.