Camilla Burkot reviews Paige West's essay collection, Dispossession and the Environment: Rhetoric and Inequality in Papua New Guinea, and how it offers an interesting perspective on how understanding its inequalities and deep issues can help to view the Australia-PNG relationship through a more...
Sophie Jenkins from Mary MacKillop International reflects on her experiences working with civil society organisations in PNG's Sandaun Province, helping to promote disability inclusion in communities and villages.
Kylie McKenna, Kenneth Pomoh, Louise Boronyak and Brent Jacobs look at how PNG can take a leading role in climate change dialogue, especially with PNG's rural and coastal communities seriously at risk and PNG to host APEC in 2018.
Dr. Eric Kwa's address to the Development Policy Centre in November 2017 outlines how improving governance in PNG is essential to its future development, and discusses the importance of anti-corruption laws and the soon to be established Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC).
Alex 'Sandy' McLachlan writes an insightful piece on youth NGO Oaktree's report into young people in PNG, the 'youth bulge', and how the community and PNG government must act to tackle the problems the youth bulge is presenting to PNG's future development.
In the second part of her investigation into sorcery-based violence in PNG, Michelle Nayahamui Rooney looks at how governments are tackling the problem and the problem of developing efficient funding strategies to combat it.