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Anita Togolo
19
Dec
2017

Understanding Local Landowner Companies Associated with the Ok Tedi Mine, Western Province, Papua New Guinea

Anita Togolo

Anita’s doctoral research aims to better understand the factors that determine the success and sustainability of local business development associated with extractive resource industry. These...

15
Dec
2017

From Sinking to Syncing: Pacific diplomacy and consensus in multilateral climate change negotiations

George Carter

How and when do states agree not to disagree in multilateral negotiations? Consensus is more than a conference procedure or an outcome of decision making; it is a process norm in contemporary...

DPA tapa cloth
29
Nov
2017

DPA Postgraduate Colloquium

DPA’s Postgraduate Students

DPA Postgraduate Colloquium 29-30 November 2017

DPA’s Postgraduate Colloquium will take place on the 29th and 30th November, at Hedley-Bull Lecture Theatre 2.

This Colloquium has an...

31
Oct
2017

Bougainville: Planning for a peaceful referendum and a stable post-referendum situation

James Tanis, Secretary of the Autonomous Bougainville Government Department of Peace Agreement Implementation

The target date for holding the Bougainville referendum is June 2019, and the latest date on which it can be held is June 2020. The Autonomous Bougainville Government’s (ABG) Department of Peace...

30
Oct
2017

Gender and Political Transition Processes in Colombia, Nepal and Bougainville

Dr Sophia Close, Senior Adviser, Gender and Peacebuilding, Conciliation Resources

This new research analyses three contexts (Colombia, Nepal and Bougainville) to extend understanding of the role of non-elite sources of political power in determining the political settlement....

19
Sep
2017

Constitution reform, debates and contestation in the Solomon Islands

Gordon Leua Nanau

The Solomon Islands Independence Order, 1978 was adopted with limited community input. As such, it may have avoided local intricacies that are now at the forefront of debates around the draft...

16
Aug
2017

Political settlements and their trajectories

Sue Ingram

Over the last decade, international development policies, most notably in the UK, have advanced ‘political settlements’ as a framing concept to guide statebuilding practice in fragile and conflict...

08
Jun
2017

Sago production in the Sepik foothills of Papua New Guinea

John Sowei

A case study of the process of agriculture change of the Beli people of Rangwe

The population in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has been growing at an average rate of 2.5% per annum. Rural people in PNG...

15
May
2017

Solomons Federalism, and Bougainville Referendum: Issues and Prospects

Professor Yash Ghai, Professor Jill Cottrell Ghai and Hon. Chief Dr. John Momis GCL, MHR

Both Solomon Islands and Bougainville are approaching critical points when longstanding debates about proposals and processes for fundamental changes in political arrangements are coming to a head...

12
May
2017

Kastom, Property and Ideology: Land Transformations in Melanesia

The Hon. Mr Kalfau Kaloris, Mr Sakias Tameo and Ms Fiona Indu

Speakers

The Hon. Mr Kalfau Kaloris Vanuatu’s High Commissioner to Australia

Mr Sakias Tameo PNG’s Acting High Commissioner to Australia

With participation by:...

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