15 February 2017

For some time now, France has been more and more active on the chessboard of the Pacific Ocean, thanks to its island territories of New Caledonia, French Polynesia, and Wallis and Futuna. In World Today, 2015 Foundation visiting fellow Cleo Paskal explains the reasons for the renewed interest and what it means to other stakeholders in the region such as China, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.

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Cleo Paskal

Ms. Cléo Paskal's expertise lies in the bridging of global issues along geopolitical, geoeconomic and geophysical lines, particularly with regards to global environmental change and security.

2015 Fellows