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Monday, May 20, 2013

State of the Pacific Conference - Program available

Hedley Bull Centre (130),
Garran Road, Canberra
Tuesday, 25 June, 2013 (All day) to Wednesday, 26 June, 2013 (All day)

The State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program will be
hosting the inaugural State of the Pacific conference on 25-26 June 2013.
The conference aims to bring together academics, parliamentarians, policy
makers, business leaders, civil society representatives and the media to
share and discuss research and policy relevant issues on and about the
Pacific region.

The State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program's inaugural State
of the Pacific Conference is shaping up to what looks to be a full and two

Day one will feature parallel thematic sessions on the State of Democracy,
Land, and Issues for Small Island States.

Day two will feature a morning of sessions on new directions, new ideas
and new initiatives in research in and on the Pacific. In the afternoon, a
cross section of people from academia, civil society, government, the
policy community, and from the media, will be invited to discuss the
themes and issues raised on day one of the conference.

We are pleased to announce a draft program is now available at the
conference event page.

We are also pleased to announce that the State of the Pacific Conference
will be held in conjunction with Development Policy Centre's Pacific
Update & Papua New Guinea Update, which is being held at the same venue on
27 and 28 June.

To keep up to date with the State of the Pacific Conference you can 'like'
the conference Facebook page.

Reply-To: Richard Eves <richard.eves@ANU.EDU.AU>

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