With 56.4 per cent of New Caledonians voting to remain a part of France and 43.6 per cent voting for full independence, the long-awaited referendum
In June and July 2017, PNG conducted its 9th General Elections since Independence.
The decolonisation of Melanesia, in the opinion of many in New Caledonia and Bougainville, is not yet over.
State of the Pacific 2018: Managing Constituency Development Funds in Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea
Public funds allocated to Members of Parliament to spend in their electorates can be referred to as Constituency Development Funds (CDFs).
Since its founding in 1984, the Front de Libération Nationale Kanak et Socialiste (FLNKS) in New Caledonia has been campaigning for independence fr
In this podcast, Nick Maclellan outlines problems facing Pacific Island Forum member countries arising from France’s ongoing control of its three d