Strengthening government systems and processes in PNG: ICAC and other issues

Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre

Event details

Seminar

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Date & time

Wednesday 15 November 2017
12.30pm–1.30pm

Venue

Acton Theatre, Level 1, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU

Speaker

Eric Kwa, Secretary/CEO, PNG Constitutional Law Reform Commission.

Contacts

Shannon Young
(02) 6125 7922

In this seminar, Dr Eric Kwa will discuss the agenda and approach being taken by PNG’s new government in relation to strengthening government systems and processes. Among other topics, Dr Kwa will discuss the design of the proposed PNG Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC).

Dr Kwa is the Secretary/CEO for the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Constitutional and Law Reform Commission and one of the country’s pre-eminent legal thinkers. A lawyer by profession with many years of experience in practice and research, Dr Kwa holds a PhD in Environmental Law from Auckland University, New Zealand. He also holds a Master of Laws with Honours (LLM (Hon)) from the University of Wollongong and a Law Degree with Honours (LLB (Hon)) from the University of Papua New Guinea. He was formerly an Associate Professor of Law and Dean of the University of Papua New Guinea Law School.

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