Papua New Guinea

Miners ‘Train’ Journalists

This In Brief reports on the fourth annual Media Workshop (8–9 May 2014) sponsored by the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Chamber of Mines and Petroleum for journalis

Operationalising the United Nations’ ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy’ Framework at the Porgera Gold Mine, Papua New Guinea

This In Brief discusses new research undertaken by Sinclair Dinnen and Kylie McKenna in Port Moresby and the Porgera gold mine in Enga Province in early Nove

Overcoming Operational Constraints in Papua New Guinea's Remote Rural Village Courts: A Case Study Legal Innovation: Part 3

This In Brief considers the role that village courts in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are imagined to play in local-level dispute resolution versus the role they ar

Preventing Violence at Home, Allowing Violence in the Workplace: A Case Study of Security Guards in Papua New Guinea

In this In Brief I ask: How do Papua New Guinean men living in violent contexts make sense of messages aimed at preventing violence against women?

Illicit Small Arms in the Pacific: Cause for Concern?

Illicit small arms1 can cause insecurity and instability for populations, governments, and regions alike, whether used in civil disorder, crime or conflict.

The Role of Community in an Alternative Mediation Forum in West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea: Legal Innovation Part 2

This In Brief contributes to a discussion of access to justice, and legal practices in Papua New Guinea.

Police Development in Papua New Guinea: The Need for More Innovation

Since the late 1980s, a succession of Australianfunded programs has sought to strengthen the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary (RPNGC).

Papua New Guinea National Census 2011: Rates of Population Change in Local Level Government Areas

In January 2014, the Papua New Guinea (PNG) National Statistical Office (NSO) published the results of the 2011 national census (NSO 2014b).

Mobile Phones and Development in Papua New Guinea: Guiding Principles

This In Brief gives an overview of lessons learnt from three research projects using mobile phones for development purposes, conducted in Papua New Guinea (P

Impact of Mobile Phone Usage in Papua New Guinea

Until the second half of 2007, information and communication technology (ICT) services in Papua New Guinea (PNG) were limited to urban centres under the mono

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