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Governance in the Pacific

Thuy Mellor

Governance in the Pacific

focus for action, 2005-2009

by Thuy Mellor

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Published by Asian Development Bank in Manila, Philippines .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementThuy Mellor, Jak Jabes.
SeriesPacific studies series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2006/01059 (J)
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16281263M
ISBN 10971561552X
LC Control Number2005406688

Corporate governance. Good corporate governance helps an organization achieve its objectives; poor corporate governance can speed its decline or demise. In Asia, many public institutions and state-owned enterprises can benefit from corporate governance practices that help foster sustainable development. The first person from the Pacific region to be appointed Commonwealth Secretary-General was Sir Donald McKinnon, who served from to The biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting was held in the Pacific region in (Melbourne, Australia); (Auckland, New Zealand); and (Coolum, Australia).

  Cultural Governance and Resistance in Pacific Asia addresses the dynamics between Asian studies and cultural studies, and the overlap between comparative politics and international relations, and as such will appeal to students and scholars of Asian studies, cultural studies, comparative politics, sociology and anthropology alike. Bank of the Pacific is founded on values including integrity, honesty and respect. Corporate governance is the set of processes, customs, policies and laws affecting the way a company is directed, administered or controlled. This governance includes the relationships among stockholders involved and the goals for which the corporation is governed.

"For the first time, this book brings together a wealth of legal expertise on the greatest challenges facing the Pacific Islands region: environmental degradation and climate change. The analysis of various dimensions of law and governance, including custom and culture, will be useful to anyone engaged in understanding and tackling these. Gordon Peake has worked extensively in Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, and the Pacific. His book ‘Beloved Land: Stories, Struggles and Secrets from Timor-Leste’ was winner of the ACT Book of the Year and People’s Choice Awards. Gordon is a Visitor at the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) at ANU.


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Book Description. This book explores the theoretical and empirical relationship between democracy and governance in the Asia-Pacific region. Examining a variety of country cases and themes addressing the theoretical tension between governance and democracy, it illuminates how this impacts political and civil societies across the region.

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Pacific What is Good Governance. Introduction Recently the terms "governance" and "good governance" are being increasingly used in development literature.

Bad governance is being increasingly regarded as one of the root causes of all evil within our societies. Major donors and international financial institutions are increasingly basing their aid. Pacific Institute of Leadership and Governance (PILAG), formally PNG Institute of Public Administration (PNGIPA) is a government sanctioned training provide, dedicated to development of public service in good governance, leadership and management.

This book explores significant aspects of the New Urban Agenda in the Asia-Pacific region, and presents, from different contexts and perspectives, innovative interventions afoot for transforming the governance of 21st-century cities in two key areas: (i) urban planning and policy; and (ii) service delivery and social inclusion.

The Pacific Islands confront unique problems of governance in this era of globalisation. The modern, democratic state often fits awkwardly with traditional ways of doing politics in that part of the world.

Just as often, politicians in the Pacific exploit tradition or invent it to serve modern political purposes. governance with participatory development, democratisation and economic liberalisation (Takasugi ). This book is about issues of' governance' and 'good government' in the South Pacific, a region of small developing countries which are still relatively dependent on foreign aid.

Issues of good governance are. Numerous issues face Pacific states trying to find their way in the early 21st century. Countries are striving to secure the benefits of modernisation.

Governance, law and order are needed to reach such a goal, but development cannot be at Reviews: 1. Books for review or book reviews for consideration for publication should be sent to Clay Wescott, Book Review Editor, at [email protected], or Asia Pacific Governance Institute, Ellicott St NW, Washington, DC This book brings together experts from around the world to consider specific issues pertaining to regional integration and governance within small states.

The authors collectively address the challenges posed to small states by the quickened pace of globalisation. The lessons learnt from the experiences of small states are then used to draw policy lessons for the Pacific. One of them is Governance in the Asia-Pacific, edited by Richard Maidment, David Goldblatt, and Jeremy Mitchell, which examines government policies and their impact.

Although the book's focus is mainly on the Asian side of the Pacific basin, some consideration is given to the Anglo states of Australia and North America, with less attention to. Governance in Pacific Asia: Political Economy and Development from Japan to Burma [Ferdinand, Peter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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How to Improve Governance emphasizes the need for an overall analytical framework that can be applied to different countries to help analyze their current situations, identify potential areas for.

Includes bibliographical references and index Politics and governance in the Asia-Pacific: historical and thematic overview / David Goldblatt -- Red star over East Asia: communist states and communist parties / Colin Mackerras -- Politics and governance in Japan / Frank Gibney -- Independence: state building in South-East Asia / R.E.

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The Pacific Islands are highly diverse in political status, population, development, migration prospects, and potential for instability. Resilience is most under challenge in western Melanesia: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu are states-in-formation characterised by extraordinary linguistic and group diversity giving rise to weak consciousness of nationhood.

Governance. PSA Election Results President Sharon K. Davis (University of La Verne) Vice President Gary Hytrek (CSU Long Beach) This resolution was adopted by vote of the membership in November The Pacific Sociological Association, cognizant of the attacks on both academic freedom and civil liberties, hereby.

Over the last twenty-five years, there has been an acceleration in the move from government regulation towards privatization. Governance, Regulation, and Privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region is the first thoroughgoing account of the relative success of the different approaches to privatization as undertaken in Korea, China, Australia, and Japan.

The tragic events of 9/11 and the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have driven fundamental changes in global governance and international relations. Reporting on the plenary meeting of.Meiji Yasuda LifeInMeiji Life Insurance Company became the first Japanese company to enter the U.S.

life insurance market with the acquisition of % of the stock ownership in Pacific Guardian Life. Init increased these holdings to %, and init purchased the remaining outstanding stock.ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "The State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Project at the Australian National University organised a conference on globalisation and governance in the Pacific Islands in Octoberand this brings together the papers"--Introduction.