Pacific Forum chair seeks consensus on secretary general

The chair of the Pacific Islands Forum is seeking consensus on the appointment of the regional organisations new secretary general. This comes as today’s Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ summit has been postponed to next month due to the unavailability of…

The incoming director of the Centre for Pacific Islands Studies at the University of Hawaii says declining support for West Papuan independence in Melanesia is a clear sign of Indonesia’s growing influence. In 2017 Solomon Islands stood up front among…