Briefing Melanesian Spearhead Group Police Commissioners and Ministers on Biketawa Plus

Forum Secretariat Regional Security Adviser Viliame Wilikilagi at the MSG Police Commissioners & Ministers meetings in Kokopo

The Forum Secretariat’s Regional Security Advisor, Viliame Wilikilagi, attended the 8th Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Police Commissioners Conference and the 3rd MSG Police Ministers Meeting in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (PNG) this week. The meeting discussed a number of security initiatives under the Police Commissioners mandate including security assistance to PNG from MSG countries during the upcoming Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit which will see over 15,000 delegates from APEC countries, including their Leaders, travel to PNG later this year.

The Forum Secretariat provided a briefing to the meetings on the proposed Biketawa Plus Security Declaration and both meetings noted its development.

MSG Police Commissioners in Kokopo