- On the East Asia Forum Bill Standish has provided a primer on the Papua New Guinea election season, in which some campaigning politicians are making the most of social media.
- Also on the East Asia Forum, Kerryn Baker breaks down what the election of President Macron means for the French Pacific.
- The Aus-PNG Network has kicked off a new series profiling past participants from the Emerging Leaders Dialogue.
- A Fijian civil society group claims it was prevented from completing a submission in parliament that was critical of the Clause 24 legislation the government wants passed that would punish those 'who demean, defame or undermine the sanctity of parliament'.
- On the ASPI Strategist, James Batley explores the landscape in the Solomon Islands as the 30 June end of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) approaches.
- In this openDemocracy post, Nicole George discusses her research into violence against women in the Pacific Islands and the need to address broader gender discriminations.
- On The Conversation, Patrick Nunn makes the case for engaging religious institutions and church leaders in climate projects in the Pacific.
- PNG Correction authorities are standing by their actions after a breakout and shootings at Buimo jail in Lae, which killed 17 prisoners, and say investigations have been held up by a lack of funds.
Pacific links: Churches and climate change, PNG election, Fiji and Clause 24, and more
This week's links include the role for religious leaders and churches in climate change strategies, PNG pollies taking to social media, and the end of RAMSI on the Solomons.
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