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Civil society and the National Integrity System in Papua New Guinea

CollectionsPacific Economic Bulletin (1991-2010)
Title: Civil society and the National Integrity System in Papua New Guinea
Author(s): Pelto, Marcus
Publisher: Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University
Asia Pacific Press
In August 2005, two Bills were introduced into the Papua New Guinea Parliament: the first aimed to raise the level of MPs? discretionary funds (?slush funds?) by one million kina each, and the second provided for the exemption of MPs from dismissal for breach of the Leadership Code, the code of ethics for Papua New Guinea, enforcable under the Organic Law on the Duties and Responsibilities of Leadership. Transparency International (PNG) played a central role in coordinating the public side of a civil society campaign against enactment of these Bills. This article is an anatomy of that campaign.
ISSN: 1834-9455 (online)
0817-8038 (print)


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