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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)

2015: A Year of US-China Competition and Cooperation (commentary)

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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