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PNG Remains Pacific Lodestar Despite Canceled US Visit

The BGA Papua New Guinea Team, led by Senior Adviser Amb. Ian Kemish, recently wrote an update on a series of high-level engagements in Papua New Guinea (PNG), including the second U.S.-Pacific Summit. Context In a setback for U.S. diplomatic prestige in the Pacific, U.S. President Joe Biden canceled his much-anticipated May 22 visit to PNG to deal with a domestic debt-ceiling crisis. The visit would have been historic as the first of a sitting U.S. president to a Pacific Island country. Biden … Continue Reading

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