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IB 2021/11 The 2020 Autonomous Bougainville Government General Election: Part 2

This second In Brief in a two-part series on Bougainville’s first general election after the 2019 referendum examines the election results as well as some issues surrounding the conduct of the elec

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

Law, Order and the State in Papua New Guinea

Law and order issues feature prominently in public debate in Papua New Guinea. Concerns centre around criminal violence and the limited effectiveness of state controls.

Jakarta bid queried

Indonesia's Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu has urged Australia to rebuke Pacific states, in particular Solomon Islands, for raising Papua in global fora.

Models Of Governance And Development Administration

Writing on governance and development typically distinguishes two meanings (Lefi:wich 1993; Williams and Young 1994).The first, 'good government', is concern

Research On Governance In Weak States In Melanesia

Concerns about government capacity in Papua New Guinea seem to be confirmed by a deterioration in law

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