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Bougainville independence referendum

Australia, China, and Bougainville’s Choices
December 21, 2019

Australia, China, and Bougainville’s Choices

By Joshua Mcdonald
As Bougainville edges nearer to independence, Australia and China play a familiar game.

Bougainville Votes for Independence From Papua New Guinea
December 14, 2019

Bougainville Votes for Independence From Papua New Guinea

By Associated Press
Over 98 percent of voters in a long-awaited referendum wanted independence. Will they get it?
­­Bougainville’s Faustian Bargain
November 27, 2019

­­Bougainville’s Faustian Bargain

By Paul R. Williams and Carly Fabian
An ongoing independence referendum does not address the key question at the root of the conflict: the future of the Panguna mine.

Will Bougainville Reopen the Panguna Mine?
November 22, 2019

Will Bougainville Reopen the Panguna Mine?

By Joshua Mcdonald
With an independence referendum on the horizon, reopening the Panguna mine offers both attractive opportunities and terrible consequences.

Delayed But Looming: The Question of Bougainville Independence
March 14, 2019

Delayed But Looming: The Question of Bougainville Independence

By Grant Wyeth
The referendum for Papua New Guinea's eastern region is now set for October. How its outcome will be handled remains unclear.

Will Bougainville Hold Its Independence Referendum?
September 28, 2017

Will Bougainville Hold Its Independence Referendum?

By Grant Wyeth
The referendum is scheduled for June 2019, but the PNG premier says the criteria to do so have not been met yet.

Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste Prepare for Strategic Elections
November 14, 2016

Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste Prepare for Strategic Elections

By Luke Hunt
Elections in the two countries could determine their future interactions with ASEAN neighbors.
States-in-Waiting: Introducing Your Future Pacific Neighbors
April 05, 2016

States-in-Waiting: Introducing Your Future Pacific Neighbors

By Sally Andrews
The world's newest states are likely to emerge from the Pacific Islands. Why is no one paying attention?

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