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New research reveals how commercial banks have supported PNG’s destructive logging boom

Latest News, Land and forests

Release Date: 01 Dec 2021

Commercial banks operating in Papua New Guinea have given at least $144 million (K300 million) in available credit, since 2000, to the country’s five largest exporters of tropical logs, a new report by Act Now! and Jubilee Australia Research Centre has revealed.

Community struggling to access water and basic needs years after eviction

Changing PNG’s development path, Land and forests, Paga Hill

Release Date: 09 Nov 2021

Research by Jubilee Australia Research Centre, Aid/Watch Australia and the Paga Hill community finds that a Port Moresby community who were evicted at the behest of an Australian-tied company are still struggling to access basic needs and rights, years later.

Civil Society and Human Rights Defenders in the Pacific

Mining, Climate Justice, Land and forests

Release Date: 01 Feb 2021

Check out this session hosted by Jubilee Australia on Civil Society and Human Rights Defenders in the Pacific in the very first UN Pacific Forum on Business and Human Rights! You will hear from human rights defenders about the challenges they face and we will discuss how we can create a safer environment for human rights defenders.

Land Summit in Papua New Guinea: a dangerous attack on the country’s unique customary land tenure system

Changing PNG’s development path, Land and forests

Release Date: 02 May 2019

Oakland/Sidney – Jubilee Australia and the Oakland Institute denounce the National Land Summit, organized by the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government, as a dangerous attack on the country’s unique customary land tenure system. In a briefing paper released today, Land Summit or Land Grab?, the two organizations detail how the summit organized on May 1-3 2019 is an attempt by the PNG