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PNG New Voices 2012

Delegates at PNG New Voices 2012
Lowy Institute for International Policy
Delegates at PNG New Voices 2012

The Lowy Institute hosted 'New Voices' in partnership with Leadership PNG, PNG’s National Broadcasting Corporation and the Institute of National Affairs.

Topics discussed at the conference included transforming the national economy, a changing media landscape, the influence of civil society, living in a man’s world, the political power of social media, and Papua New Guinea’s international choices and place in the Asian Century. Support from The Trust Company, AusAID and the Swires Group made this event possible.

Speakers included Allan Bird, agribusiness expert, Amanda Donigi, Editor of Stella Magazine, Emmanul Narokobi, Managing Director of Masali Communications and blogger, and Tavurvur, political blogger at the Garamut.