Lowy, UPNG seminar on security

GIVEN the grave concerns expressed by civil society about Papua New Guinea’s increased attention from foreign powers which want to play a role in the country’s security, the University of PNG and Lowy Institute will be hosting a panel discussion on the subject next week.
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Winnie Kiap

Staff Reporter

"Papua New Guinea's security and defence agreements with the United States and Australia have become increasingly important.
"But security has different meanings for everyone.
"Join us and an expert panel to discuss PNG's perspectives on security and how they can be best advanced in the national interest," the Lowy Institute said in a news release.
• How much emphasis should be given to climate security, human security, economic security and defence and policing?
• Who is setting the security agenda and what should it look like? 
All are welcome to attend the panel discussion and then participate in a question-and-answer session.
The event takes place from 5.30pm to 7pm on Monday, August 14 at the New Theatre, UPNG campus.
The panel will be chaired by Winnie Kiap, a leading voice for PNG and the Pacific, and a distinguished diplomat and public service executive.
Also on the panel are: 
• Ivan Pomaleu, secretary of the Prime Minister's office and National Executive Council.
• Elias Wohengu, secretary of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.
• Dr Elizabeth Kopel, senior research fellow and program leader of the Informal Economy Research Program.
• Professor Chalapan Kaluwin, director of the Centre for Climate Change and Sustainable Development, head of Environmental Sciences and Geography, UPNG.
• Luania Temu, local entrepreneur, digital expert and youth leader.
Reserve your spot at this address: https://tinyurl.com/ycxen42z


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