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Papua New Guinea’s Aid Program in the Region

Although it is not large by global standards, Papua New Guinea’s provision of aid to other Pacific island countries has become a significant part of its

China–Australia–Papua New Guinea Trilateral Aid Cooperation on Malaria Control

Australia is the largest bilateral donor to Papua New Guinea (PNG). China became a top donor to PNG in 2014, behind Australia and the Asian Development Bank.

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.

What Women (Candidates) Want

This In Brief deals with a range of issues surrounding elections and campaigning as discussed in the focus groups.

The 1978 Commonwealth Games: How a Boxer Brought a New Country Together

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a diverse country of over 800 different languages spread over remote and diverse terrain.

Joint district assessments and political context analysis in PNG

In partnership with CARE PNG, Colin Wiltshire, Thiago Oppermann and Theresa Meki have recently undertaken joint district assessments and political context analysis in Menyamya District and Gumine District, Papua New Guinea.

El Niño induced threats to food security in Papua New Guinea (PNG)

An El Nino induced drought and frost event is now having a severe impact on much of PNG, as well as parts of Papua/West Papua, Solomon Islands and Fiji.

How Change Happens, with reflections from Melanesia

Duncan Green, Oxfam GB Strategic Adviser, is in Australia for consultations on the recently released draft version of his most recent book How Change Happens

Changing attitudes to marriage among women in Papua New Guinea

Previous research among educated women in Papua New Guinea has revealed the desire of women in this cohort to avoid or delay marriage (Spark 2010; 2011).   Financial independence from men plays a key role in educated women’s choice to focus on work rather than domestic lives, as well as on whether or not they want to share these lives with a partner.

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Updated:  23 March 2016/Responsible Officer:  Su-Ann Tan/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team