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On Friday 4 March 2016, Samoa conducted its 15th general election since independence in 1962.
This In Brief outlines the main aspects of the referendum on independence in New Caledonia, officially called the ‘consultation on the exit of the Noumea Accord’.
In 2011–12 Papua New Guinea suffered its most serious constitutional crisis since independence, when the incumbent prime minister, Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, was effectively removed from offic
This discussion paper is based on a public speech delivered by the Hon.
In this Discussion Paper, I consider first the academic debate on the establishment of democracy and the role of political competition and cooperation as a background to the current Timorese govern
This Discussion Paper argues instead that
the current government constitutes a particular,
different and distinct form of class representation.
While all governments in capitalist societies
This paper is intended to fill a gap in the literature concerning the Vanuatu judiciary, as this topic is rarely addressed other than in reports by internati
This Discussion Paper invesitgates state-sponsored memorialisation and commemoration in Timor-Leste and what effect that it has on nation building efforts.
In January 2014, the Papua New Guinea (PNG) National Statistical Office (NSO) published the results of the 2011 national census (NSO 2014b).
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