Bougainvilleans encouraged to prepare for post-referendum

Bougainvilleans are being encouraged to consult with teams holding transitional dialogue on what happens after the upcoming referendum. People from the autonomous Papua New Guinea region begin a two-week polling period tomorrow for a non-binding vote on whether Bougainville should…
Post-referendum options raised in New Caledonia

By RNZ Pacific France’s outgoing High Commissioner to New Caledonia has said should preparations be needed for a third referendum on independence from France, there would have to be consideration of what happens thereafter. Thierry Lataste, who will end his tenure…