Published April 1, 2002
by Victoria University Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||192|
Peace on Bougainville: Truce Monitoring Group Gudpela Nius Bilong Peace. Edited by Rebecca Adams - NZ$ On 20 November unarmed monitors from New Zealand, Australia, Vanuatu and Fiji arrived in Bougainville. They came with the agreement of the Papua New Guinea government and most (though not all) of the political factions on Bougainville. Peace on Bougainville: Truce Monitoring Group = Gudpela nius bilong peace / edited by Rebecca Adams Victoria University Press in association with the Centre for Strategic Studies, New Zealand Wellington, N.Z Australian/Harvard Citation. Adams, R. & . Victoria University Press is New Zealand's leading publisher of new fiction and poetry, and a scholarly publisher specialising in NZ history, biography and essays. Founded in the s, VUP now has a backlist of over books in print and issues on average 25 new titles every year. Between the deployment of the Truce and Peace Monitoring Groups, the Lincoln peace conference was held in January , bedding down a ‘permanent and irrevocable’ cease-fire. In , when the TMG arrived, there could have been PNGDF troops in Bougainville and police mobile fighters armed with automatic weapons.
The brassard features a blue circle with a green map of the island of Bougainville, superimposed by a white dove of peace bearing an olive branch. On 1 May the Australian-led PMG succeeded the Truce Monitoring Group (TMG), which was formed after the Burnham Declaration of July at peace talks in New Zealand. Since being deployed to Bougainville in December , the Truce Monitoring Group (TMG), and from 30 April the Peace Monitoring Group (PMG), played a crucial role in facilitating the peace process.1 The presence of the TMG/PMG has helped build a sense of confidence in Bougainville that has allowed peace negotiations to take place. Paperback pages. March This is a book about how New Zealanders have been inspired by visions for peace. Focusing on diverse Christian communities, it explores some of the ways that peace has influenced their practices, lifestyles and politics from the Second World War to the present—the period in which New Zealand’s peaceable image and reputation as ‘God’s Own Country’ grew. The book traces the peace movement from Novem , when unarmed monitors from New Zealand, Australia, Vanuatu, and Fiji arrived in Bougainville with the agreement of the Papua New Guinea government and most of the political factions on Bougainville.
The article outlines the work of the New Zealand-led international Truce Monitoring Group (TMG), which oversaw the ceasefire in Bougainville. Despite some reservations, the Australian Defence Force realised that they could not move the peace process forward unilaterally and joined a regional force with New Zealand, Fiji and Vanuatu. Get this from a library! Peace on Bougainville: Truce Monitoring Group = Gudpela nius bilong peace. [Rebecca Adams; Centre for Strategic Studies New Zealand.;]. Extension of the truce Monitoring group to 30 April , Cease-fire agreement to come into effect at hours on 30 April , Withdrawal of PNG Defence Force from Bougainville, Peace Keeping Force and Mandate, Transition to civilian peacetime policing; Removal of bounties and free movement; Amnesty and pardon; Restoration and development. Brassard only worn for 6 months. Replaced by Peace Monitoring Group Brassard. May Bougainville The Truce Monitoring Group is replaced by the Australian Peace Monitoring Group (PMG). In July , the Bougainville factions first met to discuss a peaceful settlement of the conflict. In October they agreed to an immediate truce.