THE MSG Secretariat will be hosting the MSG Sports Committee meeting over two days from May 16 –17, 2018 at the MSG Secretariat in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The MSG Sports Committee members comprises the Director Generals of Youth and Sports…
Cought in a Pincer (Vanuatu, China, Australia and Indonesia)

VVanuatu Daily Post, China China China. All the talk is of increasing Chinese influence in our region. But this is to wilfully see past the elephant in the room. Contrary to most commentary, the biggest destabilising player in Melanesia over…
MSG Actions Disgrace to Melanesia: Tarimanu

By Godwin Ligo Feb 28, 2017, Daily Post   One of the Vanuatu former Senior Public Servant, Politician, customary chief and civil society leader, George Tarimanu, has come out publicly to express his views on the recent article on Melanesian Spearhead…

Pro-Independence Kanaky group itself is a member of Melanesian Spearhead Group Compiled by Godwin Ligo PORT VILA, Vanuatu (Vanuatu Daily Post, July 14, 2016) – The Spokesperson of the Front de Libération Nationale Kanak et Socialiste (FLNKS) in Kanaky, Victor Tutugoro, yesterday…
MSG Engages West Papua And Indonesia To Talk

by Charles Chambers, LAUTOKAJune 17 The two sides had been at loggerhead over West Papua’s struggle to have a separate state. MSG Foreign Ministers meeting chairman, George Milner Tozaka said it was important to get both sides to sit at…

DailyPost – Leaders and members of the Vanuatu-Free West Papua Association (VFWPA) presented a Communiqué to the Deputy Director of the Melanesian Spearhead Group Secretariat (MSG) Mr. Molean Kalpak, requesting him to pass the Communiqué on to the MSG Chair…

Pacific Beat, ABC, By Pacific affairs reporter Liam Fox and staff Updated 27 Jun 2015, 4:11pm A coalition of West Papuan organisations has been accepted into a regional grouping of Melanesian countries but denied full membership. The United Liberation Movement for…

Event In a speech on February 5th, the prime minister of Papua New Guinea (PNG), Peter O’Neill, said that he wants to speak out about human rights in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua. Analysis Mr O’Neill broke…