Papua New Guinea

Money and Values in Urban Settlement Households in Port Moresby Part 1: Money is Important, So Are Children, Water and Firewood

This In Brief presents some preliminary findings of my doctoral research examining the politicaleconomy context of livelihoods in urban informal settlements

Big Men Drink Beer; Drunk Big Men Do Not Hit Women

Alcohol-related violence among security-sector forces in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG), highlights ongoing concerns regarding security and violence.

Status Quo and Emerging Challenges in Information & Communication Technology for Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is witnessing an onslaught of information and communication technology (ICT) services, courtesy of Digicel — a new and dominant player

Brokering Linkages for Service Delivery and Market Access in Remote Papua New Guinea

CARE has been implementing the Integrated Community Development Project (ICDP), with funding from the Australian Government, since 2009.

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.

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