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Combatting the family and sexual violence epidemic in PNG: a submission to the Joint Standing Committee inquiry

Earlier this year, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP, asked the human rights subcommittee of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign…

Coalition slashes funding to Global Partnership for Education

Coalition slashes funding to Global Partnership for Education

Today Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced that the government would be committing $140 million to the Global Partnership for Education’s latest replenishment round. You can…

Call for papers: ‘PNG and the World’ symposium

The 2014 PNG Symposium will take place on 15 September just outside Port Moresby at the Pacific Adventist University’s Koiari Park campus, with a theme of “PNG in…

Public seminar in Moresby on Sovereign Wealth Fund

The National Research Institute (NRI) is holding a free seminar on the Sovereign Wealth Fund in Port Moresby on Wednesday 25 June. NRI is undertaking a study…

Pacific women and contraceptive use: what are the barriers?

The issue of contraceptive side effects always arises when I’ve had the opportunity to talk to women from various Pacific island countries about their contraceptive…