Topic: Papua New Guinea: the land of the unexpected

Presenter: Manuel Varitimos - Barrister-at-Law

Mr Varitimos will speak on the election of the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea on the floor of the Parliament on 2 August 2011; the subsequent change of Government and the Constitutional References and other litigation arising out of these events.

This seminar is presented by the TC Beirne School of Law Research Seminar Series and the Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law (CPICL). All welcome, please register by emailing Beth Williams.

Contact: Beth Williams, ph: (334) 69350, email:

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