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Contact List

If you would like to get in touch with Working Group members, please contact the PILON Secretariat.

CountryNamePositionOrganisation
SamoaSavalenoa Mareva Betham Annandale (chair)Attorney GeneralAttorney General of Samoa
American SamoaLaura GarveyActing Attorney GeneralAttorney General Office
American SamoaFaith VaifaunaVictims AdvocateAttorney General Office
American SamoaFarah SefoVictims AdvocateAttorney General Office
AustraliaJanine McFarlaneSenior Legal OfficerAttorney General Department
Cook IslandStuart BakerSolicitor GeneralCrown Law Office
FSMHon Joses GallenSecretary for Justice/Attorney GeneralDepartment of Justice
KiribatiTetiro SemilotaAttorney GeneralOffice of the Attorney General
NauruRonald Bei TalasasaDirector of Public ProsecutionsDepartment of Justice and Border Control
New ZealandCharlotte BrookActing Deputy Solicitor GeneralCrown Law Office
New ZealandJoanne MildenhallSenior Crown CounselCrown Law Office
NiueJustin KampalaSenior Crown CounselCrown Law Office
PNGJosephine PitmurDeputy SecretaryDepartment of Justice and Attorney General
PNGLillian IpuAssistant SecretaryDepartment of Justice and Attorney General
RMIRichard HicksonAttorney GeneralOffice of the Attorney General
Solomon IslandsRachel OlutimayinDirector of Public ProsecutionsOffice of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Solomon IslandsAndrew KelesiDeputy Director of Public ProsecutionsOffice of the Director of Public Prosecutions
TongaLinda Simiki Folaumoetu’iAttorney General and DPPAttorney General’s Office
TuvaluEselealofa ApineluAttorney GeneralOffice of the Attorney General
TuvaluEfren JogiaSenior Crown OfficerOffice of the Attorney General
VanuatuJosaia Naigulevu'Director of Public ProsecutionsOffice of the Public Prosecutor

Draft documents

There are no draft documents at this time

Published resources

Please visit the Digital Library to download this Working Group’s published documents.

Learning Resources

PILON Sexual and Gender Based Violence Working Group Project: Sharing Positive Experiences of Supporting Vulnerable Witnesses – June 2021

The Pacific Islands Law Officers’ Network (PILON) Sexual and Gender Based Violence Working Group is please to present the first in a series of short online videos focused on sharing positive experiences of supporting vulnerable witnesses.  In this video recording, three prosecutors from the Solomon Islands have kindly shared their experiences of supporting vulnerable witnesses in the criminal justice system.

Speaker 1: Margaret Adifaka Suifa’asia, Chief Legal Officer, Solomon Islands Department of Public Prosecutions

Speaker 2: Olivia Ratu Manu, Principle Legal Officer, Solomon Islands Department of Public Prosecutions

Speaker 3: Dalcy Belapitu Oligari, Principle Legal Officers, Solomon Islands Department of Public Prosecutions

The views expressed in this videos are those of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of PILON, or any of the PILON member agency.

Contact pilon@pilonsec.org for more information.

 

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Next meeting details

Our next meeting is scheduled for:

Date: 1st October 2021
Time: TBC
Type: Videoconference

In advance of each Working Group meeting, the PILON Secretariat will send group members a Zoom link. If you have not received a link by the morning of your videoconference, please contact the PILON Secretariat.

To find some handy guides for best practice engagement in meetings, webinars and workshops held over Zoom, please visit Videoconferencing.