Leaders of Melanesian Spearhead Group countries have referred a West Papuan application for full membership in the group to its secretariat for processing. The leaders had their summit this week in Papua New Guinea’s capital Port Moresby. A long-pending application…

Indonesia says the United Liberation Movement for West Papua’s bid to be a full member of the Melanesian Spearhead group has reached a dead end. MSG leaders meeting in Port Moresby this week referred the Movement’s application to the group’s secretariat for…

PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela used his hand-over speech to his Papua New Guinea counterpart to apologise for any sour relations with other member countries during its two year as chair of the Melanesia Spearhead Group (MSG). “Bilaterally, under our chairmanship…

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…

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…

West Papua’s application to become a full member of the Melanesian Spearhead Group has gained traction, with MSG Leaders referring the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) to the MSG Secretariat for deliberation. Prime Minister & MSG Chair, Peter…

THE West Papuan community in Papua New Guinea is calling on Prime Minister Peter O’Neill as the new chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group to start dialogue on independence for West Papua. PNG Melanesian Good Governance Organisation’s Steven Andambo, Fred…

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…

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…