Miriam Kataunati of the Kiribati Meteorological Service (KMS) is the country’s first female Oceanographer. A graduate of the University of Fiji in Environmental Science, she started work at KMS as an Acting Assistant Climate Officer.
Linda Rau Tule, a village court magistrate who is also president of the Human Rights Defenders Association PNG, has been recognised with the Distinguished Humphrey Fellowship for her work in mediating conflicts.
Benny Popoitai has been appointed the director of Papua New Guinea National Stock Exchange. Popoitai is also the current director . . .