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Mega-FTAs and the Trade-Security Nexus: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) (publication)

Mega-Regionalism--New Challenges for Trade and Innovation (conference papers)

Re-Naming the Waters: 'Southeast Asia Sea' or 'South Sea'? (commentary)

UN Expert Group on Policy Responses to Low Fertility (19 policy briefs)

Implications of the US-Philippines Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (policy brief) cited by the Philippine Supreme Court in its January 12 ruling on the Agreement

2016 Presidential Candidates On Asia (on-line resource)

Women and Leadership Around the World (publication)

El Niño Strengthens in the Pacific: Preparing for the Impacts of Drought (publication )

Factsheets: El Niño Impacts by Island and Sector (available for download)

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