Papua New Guinea

PNG’s private security industry could improve public security: report

A new report from researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) highlights the vital role private security plays in ensuring public security across Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Learning About Papua New Guinea and How it Works - Day 1

The Department of Pacific Affairs at the ANU is hosting an online conference honouring Emeritus Fellow Ron J. May’s contribution to research, writing and thinking about Papua New Guinea on 16 September and 01 October 2021. DPA is currently developing an edited collection of papers – a Festschrift – celebrating Ron’s work. Those papers, authored by scholars from Papua New Guinea and scholars of Papua New Guinea based in Australia and New Zealand, will be presented and discussed at the conference.

IB 2021/20 Undersea Internet Cables in the Pacific Part 2: Cybersecurity, Geopolitics and Reliability

This is the second of two linked In Briefs looking at undersea internet cables in the Pacific region.

IB 2021/19 Undersea Internet Cables in the Pacific Part 1: Recent and Planned Expansion

This is the first of two In Briefs looking at undersea internet cables in the Pacific region.

IB 2021/18 Sorcery Accusation-Related Violence in PNG – Part 8: Responses to Prevent Sorcery Accusation Turning to Violence — Reporting from the SARV Incident Database

This In Brief is the final part in a series presenting findings from a multi-year study of sorcery accusation-related violence (SARV) in PNG in four hotspot provinces — Enga, The Autonomous Region

Recording now live: Post-referendum consultations between the PNG and Bougainville governments

On 1st July 2021, DPA hosted a seminar on the post-referendum consultations between the PNG and Bougainville governments.

Helping Family and Sexual Violence Survivors in Papua New Guinea: Evaluation of Femili PNG, Lae Operations 2014-2020

The key evaluation questions covered whether the Lae operations of Femili PNG was achieving the organisation’s four strategic priorities, which relate to service delivery and organisational resilie

IB 2021/15 Domestic Violence in Papua New Guinea: A Case Study from Boroko District Court, Port Moresby

In May 2021, in PNG’s national parliament, a special parliamentary committee on gender-based violence conducted public hearings and invited submissions to gain evidence on the breadth of the proble


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