The pointy end for the Melanesian Spearhead Group

Source: https://www.lowyinstitute.org/ The biggest diplomatic row between Fiji and Vanuatu in modern times was not over climate change, good governance, or Chinese investment in the South Pacific, but biscuits. Two MSG members are facing independence votes within the next year…
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…
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…

By PM Press – March 14, 2017 The Melanesian Spearhead Group Chair, Prime Minister  of Solomon Islands has congratulated the new Governor General of Papua New Guinea, His Excellency Sir Bob Dadae on his appointment as the 10th Governor General of…