Papua New Guinea

IB2016/21 New Developments in Papua New Guinea’s Research and Development Regulatory Framework

This In Brief updates In Brief 2015/24 that first reported on the emergence of a new regulatory framework around research and development in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Reporting Corruption from within Papua New Guinea’s Public Financial Management System

This paper reports on an innovative approach to expand corruption reporting practices in Papua New Guinea (PNG) based on the experiences of public officials using this new reporting mechanism.

A Year in the Life of an Australian Member of the PNG Judiciary

In September 2011, the author was one of two Federal Court of Australia judges appointed to the Supreme and National Courts of Papua New Guinea (PNG) to sit on civil and commercial appeals. The

Aspects of Mobile Phone Usage for Socioeconomic Development in Papua New Guinea

This discussion paper outlines results of a survey that investigated aspects of mobile phone usage associated with healthcare, school systems and income-earning activities in PNG. The survey

Pawa Blong Meri: Women Candidates in the 2015 Bougainville Election

This Discussion Paper examines the question of how women contest and win elections in Bougainville, through an analysis of the campaign experiences of

Assessing the Shift to Limited Preferential Voting in Papua New Guinea: Electoral Outcomes

Given the strong likelihood of reforms that will affect the conduct of and preparations for the 2017 elections, a consideration of the 2002 reforms to

West Papuan Refugees in Papua New Guinea: On the Way to Citizenship?

In the context of increasing efforts from Papua New Guinea (PNG) authorities to register West Papuan refugees and provide citizenship

The Relationship between Violence against Women and Women’s Economic Empowerment in Bougainville

Women’s economic empowerment is now seen to be a critical aspect of poverty reduction and development and is an important goal of the current Australian aid program. Economic

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