Carolina Morison


About Carolina Morison

Carolina is a research economist with a professional background in financial markets. Carolina's academic studies in political economics and international relations have driven her passion for international political relations, public diplomacy and world food trade and security.

There’s no place like home: Record Human Displacement

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has reiterated its call for the international community to seek solutions to the causes that force people into states of displacement. The UNHCR’s Global Trends report for 2017, released in June, affirmed the total number of displaced people around the world continued […]


Seeds Of Hope: Doomsday Cooperation Turns 10

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault celebrated its tenth birthday earlier this year. Significant milestones have been achieved over the decade, underpinned by successful global cooperation supporting the vault’s important objectives. At its heart, the seed vault aims to insure against natural and man-made disasters that may lead to food insecurity. […]


Peace Is Priceless : Peace Declaration, The City Of Hiroshima

Historic border town talks between the leaders of North and South Korea have raised international hopes that peace may be brokered on the peninsula after over 60 years of hot and cold confrontation. The collaborative efforts by many state and non-state actors over the decades to reach this potential point […]


Japan In East Asia – More Or Less Defensive

Japan, alongside the international community has welcomed North Korea’s announcement via Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) that its nuclear and missile testing program will be immediately suspended. Although Japan has expressed this represents a positive step towards improving the region’s acute insecurity, reservation has accompanied the news. As a major […]


Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 8th marks International Women’s Day, a celebratory recognition of the positive contributions made by women across the world, to the development, prosperity and peace of their immediate and wider societies, through every level of their engagement. Contemporary observations seek to inspire respect and value for women; while also identifying […]


Large Ocean States (Small Island Developing States)

Fiji has stated its mission as President in the twenty third Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)—hosted in Bonn, Germany between November 6 -17—is to encourage the commitment, cooperative dialogue and affirmative action of members to the Paris Agreement to ensure […]


New And Old Frontiers Of Insecurity

Nineteen member states to the United Nations’ Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) have supported a call to ban Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems (LAWS) in response to growing fears that the pace of technological advancement far exceeds discussion, consideration, and agreement on how these weapons should be managed in accordance […]


First People’s Voice

More than two years after the end of the United Nation’s (UN) Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, recognition of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the First Peoples of Australia remains un-satisfyingly unfulfilled. Momentum and aspirations to achieve recognition through increased cultural awareness and celebration […]


Mayday…Mayday…Mayday… Asylum Seeker Deaths at Sea

The number of asylum seekers and migrants journeying across the Mediterranean Sea in search of refuge in Europe continues to rise higher, reflecting the escalating crisis of displaced people across the world. Proportionately, as more people risk their lives on the sea, the numbers presumed to have disappeared and drowned […]


US Unilateralism Against A Single Planet For All

The Executive Secretary to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Christina Figueres, described 2015’s COP21 Sustainable Innovation Forum, (known less formally as the Paris Agreement on Climate Change) as a historic universal pledge of “cooperation, vision, responsibility and a shared humanity.” Yet, less than six months after the […]


Australia’s “Angry Summer” Driven By Climate Change

Australia’s independent Climate Council recently released a report titled “Angry Summer 2016/2017: Climate Change Super-Charging Extreme Weather.” The paper detailed key findings relating to Australia’s 2016/17 summer and the impact of intense heat waves across the majority of Australia’s east coast, contrasted with record summer rainfalls and flooding in the […]