Bougainville

Mining and Reconciliation: Negotiating the Future of the Panguna Mine in Bougainville

In 1989, the massive Panguna copper mine, which was at the centre of a decade-long conflict in Bougainville, was forced to close. Twenty-five years on, Bougainville is readying for a deferred

Small-scale mining in Bougainville: Impacts and policy responses

New report released presenting interim findings from research project on small-scale mining in Bougainville

Alcohol, gender and violence in Bougainville

This In Brief reports on research undertaken in Bougainville in October 2015 (Eves and Crawford 2014).1 Unlike previous studies, this research specifically explored the relationship

Leadership challenges of Autonomous Government

Papua New Guinea’s Autonomous Region of Bougainville is at a critical juncture. Still dealing with the debilitating effects of an at times brutal civil conflict from 1988 to 1997, the Autonomous Bougainville Government is working to rebuild its economy and governance structures while navigating the final stages of a peace process, including a referendum on its political future due to take place by 2020.

State of the Pacific 2015 - book launch day 1

We are pleased to be launching a series of books edited and authored by SSGM Scholars during the State of the Pacific 2015 Conference.

New dawn over Bougainville

The success of the recent Bougainville election was largely due to community goodwill towards the electoral process. But amendments to the electoral roll must be a top priority, write KERRYN BAKER and THIAGO CINTRA OPPERMANN

Mining and Reconciliation: Negotiating the Future of the Panguna Mine in Bougainville

In 1989, the massive Panguna copper mine,which was at the centre of a decade-long conflictin Bougainville, was forced to close. Twenty-five

Australia's New Aid Paradigm and the Natural Resource Curse

On 18 June 2014, the Australian Government announced its new approach to overseas development with an emphasis on sustainable economic growth and poverty red

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