Melanesian Spearhead Group spat about Indonesia spills over

Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific Journalist, Radio NZ johnny.blades@radionz.co.nz Fiji has hit back at the deputy prime minister of Solomon Islands over criticism about the Melanesian Spearhead Group. Speaking in the Solomons parliament yesterday, Manasseh Sogavare said Fiji should apologise for bringing…
 MSG: Remember Your Roots’

Vanuatu leaders want the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) to take a more active role in putting the focus back on the fundamental founding principle of political self-determination of the Melanesian people. Presenting his statement at the 21st MSG Leaders Summit in…

THE Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has the capacity to resolve the issue regarding West Papua, says the United Liberation Movement for West Papua. Movement chairman Benny Wenda was yesterday invited to speak at the MSG leaders’ summit in Port Moresby…
MSG ministers end PNG talks

THE 21st Melanesian Spearhead Group Foreign Ministers Meeting (FMM) concluded in Port Moresby on Tuesday with a number of decisions to be considered by Leaders, who will convene today for their Retreat. Key amongst the decisions are the reform of…

Preparations are in earnest in Port Moresby to welcome Melanesia Spearhead Group (MSG) Leaders for their 21st biennial summit on Wednesday (14 February). Senior officials from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and the FLNKS in New Caledonia were meeting…
MSG Foreign Ministers conclude talks in Port Moresby

THE 21st Melanesian Spearhead Group Foreign Ministers Meeting (FMM) concluded in Port Moresby on Tuesday with a number of decisions to be considered by Leaders, who will convene on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 for their retreat. Key amongst the decisions…
PNG to take over MSG chairmanship from SI

By LUKE KAMA – PAPUA New Guinea will take over the chairmanship of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) when the Leaders’ Summit begins tomorrow. This follows a series of pre-summit meetings among senior officials over the weekend. PNG is taking over…

The Director-General of the Melanesian Spearhead Group Secretariat, Ambassador Amena Yauvoli was in the capital last week to meet with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Rimbink Pato, Acting Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Barbara Age, Commissioner…
Indonesia, West Papua invited to MSG meet

By GYNNIE KERO, Source: https://www.thenational.com.pg/ INDONESIA and the United Liberation Movement for West Papua have been invited to attend the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) meeting in Port Moresby starting tomorrow. Indonesia is now an associate member of the MSG. The United…