politics

IB 2021/10 The 2020 Autonomous Bougainville Government General Election: Part 1

This two-part In Brief explores the 2020 Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) general election. This part provides a background to the election, including the postreferendum

IB 2021/09 Chinese Scholarly Interest in the Pacific

This In Brief examines the level of Chinese scholarly interest in Pacific Island countries (PICs), presents the main research themes explored by Chinese scholars and describes the policy-driven nat

IB 2021/04 Political Economy Analysis in Supporting Women’s Electoral Candidacy: Lessons from Nauru

With elections expected in Samoa and Tonga in 2021, and Papua New Guinea in 2022, development partners will have already turned their attention to women’s inclusion in those electoral processes as

Obituary: Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare

With the death of Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare – the man who led Papua New Guinea to independence in 1975 – the Pacific has lost one of its most prominent and respected leaders.

IB 2021/03 China’s Third White Paper on Foreign Aid — A Comparative Analysis

The long-anticipated China’s third white paper on foreign aid was released by the Chinese government on 10 January 2021 (State Council 2021). It covers Chinese aid in the period

IB 2021/02 Political Leadership in Papua New Guinea: Three Women Parliamentarians Defeated in the 2017 Election: Part Two

This is the second In Brief in a two-part series. Part 1 detailed the circumstances surrounding the unsuccessful re-election of three women members of parliament (MPs) in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

IB 2021/01 Political Leadership in Papua New Guinea: Three Women Parliamentarians Defeated in the 2017 Election: Part One

The three women parliamentarians who were elected in the 2012 Papua New Guinea (PNG) election failed to win re-election in the 2017 general election.

Papua New Guinea's Primary Health Care System: Views from the Frontline

This report aims to provide insights into how recent PNG government reform efforts are impacting on the primary health care system.

DP 2021/01 Fifty Years after the ‘Act of Free Choice’: The West Papua Issue in a Regional Context

Since the early 1970s the author has followed the development of the West Papua issue, first as field director of ANU’s New Guinea Research Unit and director of the National Research Institute of P

IB 2020/30 Voter Experiences during Bougainville’s 2019 Independence Referendum

This In Brief sets out the results of the independence referendum in Bougainville, held between 23 November and 7 December 2019, and presents the findings of research undertaken on a range of admin

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