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MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide: Amid the PNG silence on military aid, calls go out for wide national consultation

By   /  September 23, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, China, Chinese aid, Development, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, history, Jerry Singirok, Lombrum naval base, Manus Island, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG Defence Force, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide: Amid the PNG silence on military aid, calls go out for wide national consultation

Lombrum naval base on Manus Island … a Google’s-eye view. COMMENT: By Scott Waide The global trade war between China and Western powers has reached new heights in the Pacific, and in particular in Papua New Guinea. As the government of Peter O’Neill courts China on the one side of the bargaining table, receiving, aid […]

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MIL-OSI Security: Inter-ministerial delegation from Qatar visits NATO Headquarters

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Defence, Defense, English, Europe, Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL Security Intel OSI, Military, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Open Source Intel, Security, Security Intelligence  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Security: Inter-ministerial delegation from Qatar visits NATO Headquarters

Source: NATO On 17–18 September 2018, a high-level inter-ministerial delegation from the State of Qatar visited NATO Headquarters to discuss the renewal of the NATO-Qatar Individual Partnership and Cooperation Programme. The Qatari delegation was headed by Ambassador Abdulrahman Al-Khulaifi, Head of the Mission of the State of Qatar to NATO, while the Alliance’s inter-divisional delegation […]

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MIL-OSI Security: NATO Deputy Secretary General visits Georgia

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Defence, Defense, English, Europe, Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL Security Intel OSI, Military, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Open Source Intel, Security, Security Intelligence  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Security: NATO Deputy Secretary General visits Georgia

Source: NATO NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller is in Tbilisi today (21 September 2018) to reaffirm NATO’s strong commitment to Georgia.In her press conference with Georgia’s Deputy Foreign Minister, David Dondua, she reiterated NATO’s position that Georgia will join the Alliance, and thanked Georgia for its strong commitment to NATO.  She said, “You are […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Boe climate and security pact big step forward, but lacks a gender drive

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Boe Declaration, Climate, Climate gender, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Gender, Global Warming, history, Human Rights, Images, Indigenous, MIL OSI, Military, natural disaster, Natural Disasters, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Oxfam, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Science-Technology, Security, Text, Tsunami  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Boe climate and security pact big step forward, but lacks a gender drive

The major item on the agenda at last week’s Pacific Islands Forum was climate change. However, a gender gap appears to be at play within climate change itself. Jessica Marshall reports for Asia Pacific Journalism. The content of the Boe Declaration, signed at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru earlier this month, is not widely […]

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MIL-OSI Security: NATO Deputy Secretary General visit to Georgia

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Defence, Defense, English, Europe, Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL Security Intel OSI, Military, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Open Source Intel, Security, Security Intelligence  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Security: NATO Deputy Secretary General visit to Georgia

Source: NATO The NATO Deputy Secretary General, the Honourable Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will travel to Tbilisi on Friday, 21 September 2018.She will have meetings with the President of Georgia, H.E. Mr. Giorgi Margvelashvili, the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr. Giorgi Gakharia, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. David Dondua and the […]

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MIL-OSI Security: Deputy Secretary General, Rose Gottemoeller, visits Azerbaijan for major Women, Peace and Security Conference

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Defence, Defense, English, Europe, Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL Security Intel OSI, Military, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Open Source Intel, Security, Security Intelligence  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Security: Deputy Secretary General, Rose Gottemoeller, visits Azerbaijan for major Women, Peace and Security Conference

Source: NATO Deputy Secretary General, Rose Gottemoeller, is in Baku, Azerbaijan today (20 September 2018) to meet with senior government officials and to address a major international conference on Women, Peace and Security.The conference, jointly organised by NATO and the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) is the first since NATO leaders agreed a revised Women, Peace […]

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MIL-OSI Security: NATO/EAPC Women, Peace and Security Policy and Action Plan 2018

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Defence, Defense, English, Europe, Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL Security Intel OSI, Military, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Open Source Intel, Security, Security Intelligence  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Security: NATO/EAPC Women, Peace and Security Policy and Action Plan 2018

Source: NATO At NATO, we have taken up the challenge of advancing the Women, Peace and Security agenda. From the first NATO/EAPC Policy and Action Plan (2007) to this current iteration (2018), we have reaffirmed our commitment to the principles of Women, Peace and Security by putting those principles into practice. A new NATO/EAPC Policy […]

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MIL-OSI Security: NATO Deputy Secretary General visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  Defence, Defense, English, Europe, Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL Security Intel OSI, Military, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Open Source Intel, Security, Security Intelligence  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Security: NATO Deputy Secretary General visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

Source: NATO The NATO Deputy Secretary General, the Honourable Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will travel to Baku on Thursday, 20 September 2018.She will have meetings with the President of the Republic, H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the First Vice-President, H.E. Ms. Mehriban Aliyeva, the Minister of Defence, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov and the Deputy Minister of Foreign […]

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MIL-OSI Security: Deputy Secretary General welcomes Colombian Foreign Minister to NATO

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  Cyber Security, Defence, Defense, English, Europe, Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL Security Intel OSI, Military, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Open Source Intel, Security, Security Intelligence  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Security: Deputy Secretary General welcomes Colombian Foreign Minister to NATO

Source: NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller welcomed Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo to NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (18 September 2018). Ms. Gottemoeller and Mr. Trujillo welcomed the deepening ties between the Alliance and Bogotá, and discussed the regional security context in Colombia. Looking to the future, they agreed that cyber defence, demining, and […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Amnesty demands Jokowi honour pledge on Papuan human rights

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  Amnesty International, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, English, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Indigenous, Indonesia, Justice, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Paniai killings, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Self Determination, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Amnesty demands Jokowi honour pledge on Papuan human rights

Indonesian police and military have reportedly attacked the West Papua Committee (KNPB) office in Timika and arrested seven people, including three teenagers. Image: Timika KNPB By Budiarti Utami Putri in Jakarta Human rights organisation Amnesty International Indonesia has demanded President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo fulfil his promises to resolve the alleged human rights violations in Papua. […]

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