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News and Public Notices

June 29, 2022
The Bougainville Constitutional Planning Commission (BCPC) began their consultations in North and South Bougainville yesterday.

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June 24, 2022
The Autonomous Bougainville Government has sworn-in ten new Secretaries to head its government departments in the Bougainville Public Service.

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June 24, 2022
The Royal Australian Airforce landed this afternoon at the Buka airport to deliver the ballot boxes for the National Elections for candidates here in Bougainville,

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June 23, 2022
Bougainville got its name from a French navigator called Louis-Antoine de Bougainville who sailed into the Pacific Ocean and settled at the French Bay, thus gave the name to the island.

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June 23, 2022
The Bougainville Supply and Tenders Board (BSTB) on behalf of the Autonomous Bougainville Government invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidder for the upgrading and sealing of a 14.70 kilometre Pitono to Kesa, 2.30 kilometre Tegese Road at Lontis Junction and 2.70 kilometre Pisibelo Road Section of the Buka Island Ring Road project, in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.

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June 22, 2022
A CONDOLENCE MESSAGE TO THE FAMILY OF THE LATE SIR PETER BARTER FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE AUTONOMOUS BOUGAINVILLE GOVERNMENT.

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June 22, 2022
Member for Taonita Tinputz Hon. Morris Opeti has been sworn in as the Minister for Community Development in the Autonomous Bougainville Government.

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June 15, 2022
The Autonomous Region of Bougainville celebrated the 17th Anniversary of the formation of the Autonomous Bougainville Government on June 15.

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June 15, 2022
Celebrations began as early as 5am in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville as the region marked its 17th anniversary since the establishment of the Autonomous Bougainville Government.

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June 08, 2022
Bougainville Constitutional Planning Commission has begun its consultation proper today.

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June 08, 2022
Mr. Speaker, I rise today within the chambers of this honorable house to present my Ministerial Statement on several important developments that are currently taking place on Bougainville.

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June 07, 2022
Today is the 14th Anniversary of the passing of the late Hon. Joseph Canisius Kabui, the first President of the Autonomous Bougainville Government.

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June 01, 2022
Realignment of the government’s priorities towards independence-readiness is a key focus of the Toroama-Nisira Government.

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May 27, 2022
The 2022 Papua New Guinea National General Election will be the final election that Bougainville will take part in as we prepare for the final political settlement (not before 2025 and no later than 2027) in our quest for political independence.

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May 25, 2022
Bougainville Constitutional Planning Commission (BCPC) Secretariat is currently conducting awareness on the Constitutional Planning Commission (CPC) across all three regions of North, Central and South Bougainville.

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May 22, 2022
Edition 19 of the Bulletin

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May 06, 2022
The reopening of the Panguna Mine has become inevitable following an agreement between the landowners and the Autonomous Bougainville Government to reopen the multibillion kina defunct mine.

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May 05, 2022
Bougainville’s political aspirations on independence must never be compromised if Bougainvilleans wish to fulfill the choice by 97.7% of the people who opted for independence from Papua New Guinea in the 2019 Bougainville Referendum.

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May 05, 2022
Bougainville President Ishmael Toroama, today completed a region-wide launch to mark the awareness phase for the Bougainville Constitutional Planning Commission.

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May 04, 2022
Leadership in any form is the ability to translate dreams into reality. For us in Bougainville our leaders are charged by our people to translate our dreams of self-determination into proclaiming Bougainville as an Independent Sovereign State.

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May 04, 2022
The winning candidate in the Mahari Constituency by-election Carol Poli was officially sworn in today as a Member of the Bougainville House of Representatives by the Resident Magistrate Mike Pelimen.

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April 29, 2022
ABG Minister for Primary Industries Hon. Geraldine Paul presented her Department’s progressive updates in parliament this week.

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April 27, 2022
As Bougainville continues to make great headway in its political development, we must also ensure that our socioeconomic development is on par with our independence ready mission.

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April 27, 2022
The Constitutional Regulations will enable the ratification process to be an all-inclusive democratic process that will ensure considerations are given to the people of Bougainville and the 97.7% result for a sovereign independent Bougainville.

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April 27, 2022
Mr. Speaker, I rise within the chambers of this honorable house to present for the very first time this year to the Honorable Members of the Bougainville House of Representatives my Ministerial Statement on Bougainville’s current socioeconomic and political state of affairs.

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April 22, 2022
The Governments of Bougainville and Papua New Guinea have endorsed the Era Kone Covenant at a special meeting of the Joint Supervisory Body in Port Moresby today.

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April 22, 2022
ABG President Hon. Ishmael Toroama's opening address at the special meeting of the Joint Supervisory Body in Port Moresby.

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April 08, 2022
The formulation of an autochthonous Bougainville Constitution is tantamount to fulfilling the felt needs and aspirations of Bougainvilleans as a means to empowering them socially, economically and politically.

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April 06, 2022
ABG Minister for Mineral and Energy Resources Hon. Rodney Osioco says that the Autonomous Bougainville Government is not party to any MOU’s signed by landowner groups, to award any form of mineral licence to Nik Zuks, BCL, RTG or any other foreign investor over Panguna.

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April 05, 2022
ABG President Hon. Ishmael Toroama's Statement delivered during the signing of the Era Kone Covenant in Port Moresby today.

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April 05, 2022
Bougainville Constitutional Planning Commission will begin its two-week long induction this week in Arawa following the swearing in of Commissioners last month.

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April 01, 2022
It has been one year since my government launched the Bougainville Independence Ready Mission on April 1, 2021.

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March 25, 2022
Parliamentary Service today officially launched its health and well-being programme at 7am this morning.

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March 24, 2022
The peace on Bougainville is the legacy of the leaders of Bougainville and Papua New Guinea from the past and present; many are still alive and many more have been called by their maker.

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March 24, 2022
Regional Member for Bougainville and Vice Minister for Bougainville Affairs, Hon. Peter Tsiamalili has been appointed by the National Executive Council as the Bougainville Climate Envoy.

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March 23, 2022
The Panguna Mine Legacy Impact Committee held its second meeting early this month in preparation towards the detailed impact assessment set to commence in mid-2022.

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March 14, 2022
The Bougainville Senior Appointments Committee has confirmed the appointment of thirteen new persons for the Heads of Departments and the Chief Secretary’s position in the Bougainville Public Service.

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March 09, 2022
As Bougainville embarks on its Independence Mission we are conscious of the adversity that we will come to face in this journey.

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March 08, 2022
One of my best quote is: Serve your way Up! This is one way but quite powerful for women to be motivated as being a voice in the community.

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February 25, 2022
I acknowledge the presence the Attorney General and Minister Independence Mission Implementation Hon. Ezekiel Masatt, Ministers and Members of the Bougainville House of Representatives and the Bougainville Administration.

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February 25, 2022
Bougainville has created history today in officially swearing in the Bougainville Constitutional Planning Commission at Arawa, Central Bougainville.

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February 25, 2022
Under Section 200 of the Bougainville Constitution, the Bougainville Executive Council has declared a State of Emergency in the Atolls Constituency for the next 21 days effective immediately.

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February 22, 2022
The Autonomous Bougainville Government remains the only legitimate government on Bougainville and it does not bend to the will of any self-serving faction that assumes it can operate outside of the ABG’s purview.

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February 17, 2022
The lack of insurance coverage by insurance firms for businesses remains one of the greatest impediments to economic growth and direct foreign investments on Bougainville.

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February 16, 2022
The Steamships Trading Company has made the first step in reclaiming its former holdings in Bougainville by agreeing to abide by the terms of the Autonomous Bougainville Government on inward investment.

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February 16, 2022
The forty-seven newly elected Community Governments in Bougainville will soon be sworn into office.

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February 14, 2022
Public servants in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville gathered this morning for the inaugural dedication mass for the Bougainville Public Service at the United Church at Hutjena Station, Buka.

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February 11, 2022
The ABG Department of Primary Industries is strengthening its food systems through improvements on the availability of disease and pest-resistant crops as well as nutritional crop varieties.

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February 11, 2022
Landowners from the Panguna Mine area and the Autonomous Bougainville Government have reached a joint resolution to re-open the Panguna Mine.

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February 08, 2022
Baba Constituency in South Bougainville has pledged support to the Bana Special Economic Zone (SEZ) with an initial donation of K5,000 made possible by the Constituency Member and ABG Minister for Police and Correctional Services, Hon. Emmanuel-Carlos Kaetavara.

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