Strengthening government systems and processes in PNG: ICAC and other issues

In this seminar, Dr Eric Kwa will discuss the agenda and approach being taken by PNG’s new government in relation to strengthening government systems and processes.

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Eric Kwa

PNG after the elections: politics

A panel of experts will discuss how the vote went, the winners and losers, and the longer-run political challenges that the government may face in its term.

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PNG after the elections: politics

PNG after the elections: the economy

Marcel Schröder, Rohan Fox and Nelson Nema presented their 2017 PNG Economic Survey. Presentation slides and podcast are available now.

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PNG after the elections: the economy

Anti-corruption and its discontents: local, national and international perspectives on corruption in PNG

In this event, author Dr Grant Walton shared his findings, while Mr Sam Koim, the former head of PNG’s anti-corruption Investigation Task-Force Sweep, officially launched the book.

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Aid paradoxes in Afghanistan: building and undermining the state

In this book launch, author Dr Nematullah Bizhan shared his findings, while Professor Mark Evans, officially launched the book.

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Nematullah Bizhan

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  • Our 2017 PNG Update conference, held in conjunction with the University of Papua New Guinea, gained substantial news coverage.
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  • Our 2017 Pacific Update conference held at USP featured in regional media.
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  • Our analysis on the 2017-18 aid budget, and our aid budget breakfast event, was covered by media.
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  • Devpolicy migration expert Henry Sherrell spoke to numerous media outlets about the impacts of changes to the 457 visa scheme.
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  • Some of our recent PNG research on corruption and aid advisors has been the subject of radio interviews.
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  • Media covered the launch of a new Master's program at UPNG, our PNG Elections Database, and PNG Budget Database.
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