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26
Apr
2017

Angels of War (1982, 54mins)

Devpolicy, the PNG Canberra Student’s Association and the Pacific Institute are proud to present

 

Angels of War (1982, 54mins)

5:15pm for 5:30pm, Wednesday 26 April

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26
Apr
2017

FILM - Angels of War (1982, 54mins)

Devpolicy, the PNG Canberra Student’s Association and the Pacific Institute are proud to present

 

Angels of War (1982, 54mins)

5:15pm for 5:30pm, Wednesday 26 April

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13
Apr
2017

Protecting economic and social rights in post-conflict Timor-Leste: a regulatory theory approach

RegNet PhD Seminar

Adérito Soares

Post-conflict countries often devote little attention to economic and social rights. This is partly because of other urgent priorities such as the security sector and electoral-political agendas...

11
Apr
2017

Papua New Guinea after the resource boom

ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Marcel Schroder, PNG, ANU.

This talk provides a survey of recent economic developments in Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) since the end of the resource boom in 2014. The specific focus of the...

10
Apr
2017

Australian aid evaluations: new policy, Indonesia's roads, and PNG health

Forum

Staff from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Australian Doctors International, and ANU.

This forum, which is jointly organised by the Development Policy Centre and the Office of Development Effectiveness...

08
Apr
2017

2017 Pacific Update Conference

Update conference

Various...

08
Apr
2017

2017 PNG Update – PNG: after the elections

Update conference

Various...

30
Mar
2017

The End of RAMSI: What has it Meant?

Public Lecture

Mr Quinton Devlin

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After 14 years, the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) will conclude on 30 June 2017. RAMSI was originally deployed in mid-2003 at the invitation of...

30
Mar
2017

What happens when a river owns itself? The case of the Whanganui River, New Zealand

Seminar

Julia Talbot-Jones, PhD student, Resources, Environment, and Development Program, Crawford School, ANU.

This week New Zealand granted the Whanganui River legal standing, shifting ownership of the riverbed from the New...

15
Feb
2017

2017 Annual Australasian Aid Conference

Conference

Researchers from across Australia, the Pacific and Asia, who are working on aid and international development policy.

Registrations are open details here. Additional conference details, including keynote speakers and...

27
Jan
2017

Oceanic Knowledges Conference

Conference

Various

ANU Humanities Research Centre in association...

09
Dec
2016

Slow disaster: knowledge, networks and El Niño frost and drought in Papua New Guinea

TPR Seminar

Brendan Jinks

Much of Papua New Guinea (PNG) was severely impacted by El Niño frosts and droughts in 2015-16, 1997-98, 1982-83, 1972-73, 1941-42, 1914-15 and earlier. With particular reference to the most recent of...

08
Dec
2016

Economic diversification and tax reform in Papua New Guinea

Seminar

Sir Nagora Bogan, Chancellor of Papua New Guinea’s University of Technology (Unitech).

The independent Tax Review Committee (TRC) established by the Government of PNG recently completed a comprehensive review of the...

07
Dec
2016

Addressing gender-based violence at the community level: the role of urban village courts in PNG

RegNet Innovations Seminar

Fiona Hukula

In Papua New Guinea, matters related to family violence are often brought to village courts as a means of dispute resolution. Drawing on ongoing fieldwork in three Port Moresby Village...

28
Nov
2016

The Origins and Onset of the 2006 Crisis in Timor-Leste

PhD Final Presentation

Ruth Nuttall, CHL

In April and May 2006 a crisis in Timor-Leste erupted. What began in January 2006 as petition and a littlenoticed protest against discrimination within the army slowly grew. In the last...

24
Nov
2016

World trade problems and Asia's response

Forum

Various speakers

This public forum is part of the 38th Pacfic Trade and Development (PAFTAD) Conference: Asian Economic Integration Strategies, being hosted by the East Asia Bureau of Economic Research, The Australian...

22
Nov
2016

Water governance in Oceania: a conversation on research, innovation and (sustainable) development

Forum

Mr Taaniela Kula, Government of Tonga; Mr Teitibwebwe Kaberiera, Government of Kiribati; Professor Quentin Grafton, Crawford School, ANU; plus many more. Water governance in Oceania (Day 1) Tuesday 22 November 3-5pm

Find...

04
Oct
2016

Terra in our Mist: A Terra-torial Ethnography of the People of the Mist

PhD midterm review

Jade William Emery Aikman In October 2007 the paramilitary wing of the New Zealand Police conducted simultaneous ‘anti-terror’ raids throughout New Zealand, targeting Māori sovereignty activists. Codenamed ‘...

15
Aug
2016

Pacific Small Scale Fisheries – Empowering Communities to Strengthen Sustainability, Food Security and Livelihoods

SSGM Seminar Series

Quentin Hanich

The Pacific Islands region encompasses 14 Pacific island States and 8 territories that include some of the world’s smallest countries surrounded by a vast maritime estate. The combined...

03
Aug
2016

Pacific possible: labour mobility

Forum

Stephen Howes, Director, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU; and Jesse Doyle, Social Protection Economist, World Bank

Labour mobility is increasingly recognised as critical for the Pacific island region. But...

02
Jun
2016

Towards an integrated labour migration strategy in our Pacific neighbourhood

Lecture

Richard Bedford, Emeritus Professor, University of Waikato and President of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

Between 2007 and 2010 the late Graeme Hugo and Dr Richard Bedford met several times with the Australia New...

19
May
2016

New approaches to tackling gender-based violence in Papua New Guinea

Forum

Anna Solomon, Secretary, Department for Community Development and Religion, PNG; Denga Ilave, Operations Manager for Femili PNG; Kymberley Kepore, Chief Executive Officer of the Oil Search Foundation.

Rates of family and...

18
May
2016

Economic diversification and tax reform in Papua New Guinea

Seminar

Sir Nagora Bogan, Chancellor of Papua New Guinea’s University of Technology (Unitech).

The independent Tax Review Committee (TRC) established by the Government of PNG recently completed a comprehensive review of the...

18
May
2016

University reform in Papua New Guinea: the Unitech experience

Seminar

Dr Albert Schram, Vice-Chancellor of Papua New Guinea’s University of Technology.

Despite its age, the PNG university system is not yet mature. The challenges regarding the quantity and reliability of its funding, and...

09
May
2016

Reporting corruption in Papua New Guinea’s public financial management system

SSGM Seminar Series

Amanda H A Watson and Colin Wiltshire

For Papua New Guinea (PNG) to achieve its development aspirations, effective utilisation of public expenditure is essential. However, significant weaknesses exist in PNG’...

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