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- Amnesty International Library [Search]
Browse or search reports, news releases and other documents since 1996 by country, region and sub-region or by theme. In English, Spanish and French
- The Centre for Asia/Pacific Law and Business [Search]
(Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand)
- Country Reports on Human Rights Practices in East Asia and the Pacific [Search]
Human right reports prepared by the US State Dept. for the countries of East Asia and the Pacific up to Jan 20, 2001.
- Forum Fisheries Agency - FFA [Search]
Collects, analyses and disseminates information in relation to the living marine resources of the region to Member Countries. Includes the full text of the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention
- Internet Resources on Environmental Law [Search]
Collection of global and regional instruments and national legislation (on Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law National University of Singapore)
- Island Law [Search]
Site focussing on the legal and political relationships between islands and the rest of the world, with a particular focus on Micronesia and other islands of the Pacific. Site includes primary legal materials, articles, and useful links to Pacific law sites, particularly relating to the islands of the Western Pacific.
- Journal of South Pacific Law [Search]
Published by the School of Law University of the South Pacific Vanuatu
- Movement towards independence in the South Pacific [Search]
A digital archive of legislation, orders, Treaties, and related documents.
- NatLex (International Labour Organisation) [Search]
Database of national laws on labour, social security and related human rights. Links to full text legislation. Detailed entries for the following countries: Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
- Pacific Institute of Advanced Studies in Development and Governance (PIAS-DG) [Search]
Promotes research and learning in the fields of governance studies and development studies particularly as these relate to the pressing needs of Pacific Island countries (on University of the South Pacific - USP)
- Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII)
databases of laws, court decisions and other legal materials on at least 15 Pacific Island nations
- Pacific Islands Treaty Series [Search]
The Pacific Islands Treaty Series focuses on publishing, in both French and English, the bilateral and multilateral treaties and Conventions that 21 Pacific Island states have entered into, in a wide-range of categories. The project also identifies the ratification (domesticating) legislation passed by those countries.
The agreements (treaties) contained on the website include, amongst others, environmental treaties, fisheries agreement, human rights, peacekeeping treaties and the international Conventions these Pacific Island states have entered into.
The Pacific Islands Treaty Series displays the international rights and obligations of the Pacific Island states from the late 19th century to date, thus showing the evolving priorities and commitments at international level of each Pacific Island state.
- Pacific Law Blog [Search]
The Pacific Law Blog , maintained by the law librarian at the University of the South Pacific, will include the latest books on Pacific law received in the library, the most recent legislation received and the latest articles added to the Pacific Law Journal Index. The weblog will also include links to media items relating to Pacific law drawn from Pacific Islands Report and PINA in addition to linking to the latest developments on PacLII.
- Pacific Law Collection [Search]
(Monash University Law Library)
- Pacific Law Libraries
Contact details for Pacific law libraries and also contact details for 'twinning libraries'.
- Pacific Women's Resource Bureau (PWRB) [Search]
Provides technical and advisory services to the 22 island member countries of the Pacific Community - site contains information about conferences, meetings, news and publications
- Pacific-Asian Legal Studies Organization (PALSO) [Search]
Provides study and research on Asian and Pacific law and legal systems (on University of Hawaii)
- South Asian and South Pacific Finance, Banking and Tax Locator
Provides links to various topics including economy, taxation, banking, finance and investment for the South Asian and South Pacific countries
- South Pacific Civil Society Library [Search]
A collection of documents and resources promoting an enabling environment
for civil society and public participation in the South Pacific. A joint project of the University of the South Pacific Emalus Campus Library and the International Centre for Not-for profit Law.
- South Pacific Stock Exchange [Search]
The South Pacific Stock Exchange (SPSE), formerly the Suva Stock Exchange, is currently the only licensed securities exchange in the Fiji Islands. In November 2000, the Stock Exchange officially changed its name to the South Pacific Stock Exchange (SPSE). The change is in line with the SPSE's vision of being a regional exchange. The primary function of Exchange is to facilitate a company raising capital through the issue of new shares to the public via a prospectus. The secondary function of the Exchange is to provide a regulated market for the trading of existing stocks between investors. Site includes Stock Exchange Listing Rules and announcements.
- South Pacific Treaties
- State, Society and Governance in Melanesia [Search]
The key objectives of the SSGM Project are to increase awareness and understanding of governance and state/society relations, to encourage scholarship on these issues and strengthen the linkages between academic and policy communities. The site includes access to full text discussion and working papers on governance issues in Melanesia.
- UNDP - Fiji Office [Search]
regional site with details of UN development projects throughout the Pacific
- University of the South Pacific - School of Law [Search]
Teaching the laws of at least twelve South Pacific nation states
- The World-Wide Web Virtual Library - Pacific Studies
(Australian National University)