New Caledonia's Independance Referendum

New Caledonia's Independance Referendum

New Caledonia's Independance Referendum

7 November 2018

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Visiting Fellow

Visiting Fellow of the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, Ambassador William Fisher (retired), former Ambassador to France and Consul in New Caledonia provides valuable insights into the internal workings behind the recent New Caledonia Independance Referendum.

“Viewed by many as a status quo result, the increasing support for pro-independence parties was much too close for comfort for the French Government and will oblige it to reconsider its strategies.”

The article also predicts potential future shifts in strategy for France, as well as loyalist and pro-independance supporters.

Read the full article in the Australian Institute of International Affairs site.

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