MSG Secretariat Concludes Virtual SOM 2021

PORT VILA, VANUATU (28 May 2021): The third virtual Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat concluded last week. Among the many discussions was the endorsement of the 2021 Work Programme and Budget. The Senior Officials…

The Melanesian Spearhead Group’s secretariat is holding discussions on a ‘Melanesian Bubble’ initiative. Talks at the secretariat in Port Vila come as MSG member states struggle with economic strains caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. For the MSG’s five full members…

The Ministry of Justice and Community Services Director General, Dorosday Kenneth this week invited and welcomed the MSG Secretariat, SPC RRRT and the Asia Pacific Forum for National Human Rights Institution (APF) to conduct a scoping study on the feasibility, desirability…

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MSG Secretariat invited to attend the United Nations (UN) Pacific Regional Seminar on the ‘implementation of the 3rd International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism: towards the achievement of the sustainable development goals in the Non-Self-Governing Territories: Social, economic and…

2 May 2018. The Sub-Committee on Legal & Institutional Issues (SCLII) of the Melanesian Spearhead Group is currently meeting in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The SCLII comprising representatives of the Member States are meeting on the direction of the Senior Officials…

The Papua New Guinea diplomat Peter Eafeare has been appointed as the deputy director-general of the Melanesian Spearhead Group. Papua New Guinea diplomat Peter Eafeare. Photo: RNZI / Johnny Blades Mr Eafeare, who was PNG’s representative in Fiji for a decade until…