Illicit small arms1 can cause insecurity and instability for populations, governments, and regions alike, whether used in civil disorder, crime or conflict.
This In Brief contributes to a discussion of access to justice, and legal practices in Papua New Guinea.
Since the late 1980s, a succession of Australianfunded programs has sought to strengthen the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary (RPNGC).
In January 2014, the Papua New Guinea (PNG) National Statistical Office (NSO) published the results of the 2011 national census (NSO 2014b).
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
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
Marketplaces are ubiquitous throughout Melanesia, central to the lives and livelihoods of both rural and urban people.
With Solomon Islands due to go to the polls in late 2014, it is timely to reflect on how elections in Melanesia are trending, and what we might expect with t
Announcing Australia's 'new aid paradigm' in June 2014, Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, said: 'We will focus in particular on women's economic empowerment —
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