Peter O’Neill and President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, the Hon. Il est nommé ministre de la Décentralisation. He was also chosen as the leader of the New Bougainville Party in January 2010. [11], Momis was sworn into office for a 5-year term as President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville on June 10, 2010, at the Parliament house. John Momis – President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville of Papua New Guinea. John Momis (born 3 March 1942) is a Bougainvillean politician who served as the President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea between 2010 and 2020. 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Bougainville will be in safe hands, departing Bougainville President John Momis said yesterday, referring to the new leaders who will form the next government in September. In this exclusive interview with Business Advantage PNG, he outlines the steps now needed to restart operations. In February the Bougainville parliament voted down an attempt to change the Constitution to allow a president to contest a third term. In this Nov. 29, 2019, photo, the Upe members vote at a men-only voting booth in the Bougainville referendum in Teau, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. Bougainville President Dr John Momis has released a statement about the failure of NGO Jubilee Australia to substantively respond to three letters he sent last year raising questions about its report on Panguna landowner views on mining. In 2010, Momis resigned his post as Papua New Guinea's ambassador to the People's Republic of China to contest the 2010 presidential election. In March 1980, Momis had joined with other members of parliament from North Solomons (Bougainville) to support a successful vote of no confidence in Michael Somare. After it was confirmed as a province, he returned to national politics. Outgoing Bougainville President John Momis … “It’s quite clear that some people were more or less forcing people to vote for them.” Image: Ramumine. Former Bougainville Revolutionary Army Commander Ishmael Toroama, from Central Bougainville, will take up the mantle of president from John Momis. « Maintenant, nous nous sentons libérés, au moins psychologiquement », Président de la région autonome de Bougainville, Parlement national de Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée, référendum d'indépendance de Bougainville, élection présidentielle bougainvillaise de 2020, "PNG leader apologises to Bougainville for bloody 1990s civil war", "John Momis wins election for Bougainville president", "Bougainville's new president, Halfway to freedom", https://fr.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=John_Momis&oldid=176080955, Article à illustrer Personnalité politique, Portail:Biographie/Articles liés/Politique, licence Creative Commons attribution, partage dans les mêmes conditions, comment citer les auteurs et mentionner la licence. Momis is considered to be a native of South Bougainville,[7] which continued to be unstable politically in the 21st century. The President of the Autonomous Bougainville Government, John Momis, says Papua New Guinea has reneged on its commitment to fund a referendum on independence in Bougainville. He defeated his predecessor, President James Tanis, and five other challengers by a landslide in the 2010 presidential election, in which he was a candidate of the New Bougainville Party. AUCKLAND – Australian academic Professor Ted Wolfers says Bougainville's John Momis will be remembered for his ability to draw people together. Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, the Hon. “The referendum on Bougainville’s long-term political future will be held on 17 October 2019,” PNG Prime Minister Peter O’Neill and Bougainville President John Momis said in a joint statement. The President of Bougainville, John Momis, wants work on restarting the giant Panguna gold and copper mine later this year, and says the former leader of the Bougainville Revolutionary Army, Sam Kuona, now supports re-opening the mine. As Bougainville approaches an independence referendum, won through hardship and sacrifice, its precious public finances are being lost to misappropriation, fraud, and mismanagement. It was founded on 22 April 2005 by John Momis, Governor of Bougainville Province from 1999 to 2005, with former Premier Alexis Sarei among other figures involved in its creation. 1. [6] In 1963, Momis entered Holy Spirit Seminary, a Roman Catholic seminary in Madang. Bougainville landowners call on Momis for protection February 22, 2019 Landowners throughout Bougainville are today calling on President John Momis for protection from a “callous opportunist.” The landowners said that the customary laws of Bougainville and the basic human rights of landowners cannot be ignored. He was also chosen as the leader of the New Bougainville Party in January 2010. John Momis towered as a figure in both PNG on Bougainville, but his time as president seems to be fast running out. Momis praised the success of PNG's Constitution, and contrasted this with the way some in Bougainville were flouting the Bougainville constitution. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Yet he has now reached the term limit set out in Bougainville’s constitution, and despite legal challenges to establish his right to run for a third term, he was ruled ineligible to contest in 2020. En décembre 2019, John Momis se félicite du choix d'indépendance exprimé par la population de l'archipel lors du référendum : « Maintenant, nous nous sentons libérés, au moins psychologiquement »[7]. [6], Prime Minister Michael Somare returned to power for a second time in March 1985. Voting for the election began on May 7, 2010, and ended May 24, 2010. Bougainville president accuses mining company of lying to Australian stock exchange John Momis says his government ‘will not rest’ until Australian-linked miner seeking licence for … Il est élu député à la toute première assemblée législative de Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée en 1972, et y représente Bougainville (alors appelée Salomon-nord). Un accord de paix est signé en 2001, aboutissant à la tenue d'élections en 2005 pour l'établissement d'une Chambre des représentants et d'une présidence de la nouvelle Région autonome de Bougainville. Momis, from Buin in South Bougainville, has already served two five-year terms as president – from 2010 to 2020. [6], Momis was appointed as the Governor of Bougainville, serving from December 9, 1999 until April 20, 2005. Il déclare néanmoins être tout à fait prêt à prendre sa retraite en cas de rejet de sa demande, ce que fait la cour le 30 mai en validant la décision du Parlement de Bougainville, mettant définitivement fin à la tentative de candidature de John Momis[10]. John Momis was born in Salamaua, Morobe Province, in the colonial Territory of New Guinea. [6] Chan became Prime Minister after Somare's ouster. President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Grand Chief Dr John Momis, today delivered his final address in parliament. Over the next two weeks, a total of two hundred and six thousand eligible voters both in Bougainville, and outside of Bougainville, will vote for either greater autonomy, or independence. L'indépendance, priorité du second mandat de John Momis à la tête de Bougainville . Autonomous Bougainville Government President, Chief John Momis, this morning was the first to cast his vote in the Bougainville Referendum in a ceremony of culture and celebration. ARAWA YOUTHS AGAINST GBV. Bougainville president, ... seeking to replace the retiring John Momis who has dominated Bougainvillean politics, as governor and president, for decades. President John Momis reaction after being the first person to vote in the Historical Bougainville Referendum for INDEPENDENCE. The President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville governs the island, which is an autonomous entity within Papua New Guinea.. Momis defeated his predecessor James Tanis and five other challengers by a landslide in the 2010 presidential election, in which he was a candidate of the New Bougainville Party. SPEECH BY HON.CHIEF JOHN MOMIS PRESIDENT OF BOUGAINVILLE MINISTER FOR INTERGOVERNMENT AFFAIRS & AUTONOMY IMPLEMENTATION Date: 15 June 2012 SPEECH NOTES & KEY MESSAGES • The Bougainville Peace Agreement was signed on 30 August 2001 • Three pillars of the Peace Agreement are Autonomy, Referendum and Weapons Disposal • Commitments of the Peace … FORMER Bougainville president Dr John Momis will lead a Bougainville consultation team to Port Moresby for the joint consultative body meeting on Nov 27. Autonomous Bougainville Government President, Chief John Momis, this morning was the first to cast his vote in the Bougainville Referendum in a ceremony of culture and celebration. ↑ (en) Brij V. Lal et Kate Fortune (éds. Momis, from Buin in South Bougainville, has already served two five-year terms as president – from 2010 to 2020. 2:39. L'indépendance de Bougainville n'adviendra toutefois qu'à une date encore indéterminée, à l'issue de négociations avec le gouvernement national de Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée. [6] Somare appointed Momis as both Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Public Service. … En 1993, il est autorisé à démissionner de sa fonction de prêtre, et se marie. [6], In 1977, Momis was re-elected to the National Parliament of Papua New Guinea as a member from North Solomons. Il est par ailleurs favorable à la réouverture de la vaste mine de cuivre très controversée à Panguna, fermée depuis l'éruption du conflit en 1989 ; il la considère comme essentielle à l'avenir économique du pays[5],[6]. 211218MOMIS ON NATIONAL MEMBERS New Dawn FM News ABG President Chief DR.JOHN MOMIS in his end of the year speech to the ABG House of representatives yesterday also acknowledged the good work of the National members from Bougainville for injecting precious DSIP and PSIP funds to local projects. Il préside, de 1972 à 1975, le comité qui rédige la constitution du futur État papou-néo-guinéen. L'Armée révolutionnaire accepte de se désarmer progressivement, et la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée de retirer progressivement ses soldats de la province, tandis qu'est déployée une force de maintien de la paix australienne, néo-zélandaise et fidjienne. Bougainville has four members representing the region at the National parliament two are in … Il est réélu en mai 2015 pour un nouveau mandat de cinq ans. La Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée y répond par la force des armes, et en imposant un blocus de l'île. Related Videos. Official counters Photo: Bougainville Electoral Commission John Momis first raised his concerns while speaking during Papua New Guinea's 45th anniversary celebrations on Wednesday. Il entre en politique au moment où la colonie se voit attribuer une autonomie partielle par l'Australie. Landowners throughout Bougainville are today calling on President John Momis for protection from a “callous opportunist.” The landowners said that the customary laws of Bougainville and the basic human rights of landowners cannot be ignored. The right to the vote was agreed to in the peace agreement struck in 2001, and … He was Papua New Guinea's ambassador to China from 2007 to 2010.[2]. Bougainville’s retiring president says some candidates are bullying or offering inducements to buy their way into the new parliament. Momis became active in politics while serving as a Catholic priest. ), The Pacific Islands: an encyclopedia, Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, 2000, (ISBN 0-8248-2265-X), p.296 THE tiny, troubled island of Bougainville has a new president, John Momis, after an election at which over three-quarters of incumbent MPs lost their seats. [10] His closest challenger, incumbent President James Tanis, received estimated 17,205 votes. “It is time for all Bougainvilleans to unite and support our President, our leaders from the ABG and our national MP’s must come together and pave the way forward for our people,” Pipiro said. He defeated his predecessor, President James Tanis, and five other challengers by a landslide in the 2010 presidential election, in which he was a candidate of the New Bougainville Party. [9], On Tuesday, June 8, 2010, at 2:30 p.m. John Momis was declared the winner and president-elect of Bougainville in a landslide victory over President James Tanis and the other presidential candidates. The President of the Autonomous Bougainville Government, John Momis, says Papua New Guinea has reneged on its commitment to fund a referendum on independence in Bougainville. Au cours des mois précédant l'élection présidentielle bougainvillaise de 2020, Momis tente de faire amender la constitution afin de supprimer la limitation à deux du nombre de mandats présidentiels afin de pouvoir se représenter, mettant en avant l'importance d'une continuité des interlocuteurs du gouvernement central après le référendum. Il siège comme député sans discontinuer de 1977 à 2005, étant réélu en 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997 et 2002[1]. Mr Momis said this while addressing the people of Bougainville during the 19th Bougainville Peace Agreement Signing in Buka stating that Bougainville has now reached the most critical moment of her journey. 2 Fellow Bougainvilleans, and Guests from elsewhere in PNG and from other En 1997, l'élection de Bill Skate à la tête de la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée permet la tenue de discussions, avec la médiation de la Nouvelle-Zélande. Il est « considéré comme l'un des pères fondateurs de la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée » [2]. Il démissionne toutefois peu avant l'indépendance de la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée en 1975, et fonde un mouvement sécessionniste à Bougainville : il proteste contre les dégradations environnementales provoquées par l'exploitation de la mine de cuivre à Panguna, ainsi que contre le peu de retombées économiques de cette exploitation pour la population locale. [6] Momis married Elizabeth, and remains a devout Roman Catholic to the present day.[1]. President blong Autonomous Gavman blong Bougainville, John Momis ibin toktok tede long issiu blong Bougainville insait long Papua New Guinea palament long fest taim olsem president blong ABG. ABG President John Momis has lashed out at two Bougainville Ministers of State in the PNG Government following criticism about the Autonomous Regional Government not … Bougainville AUTONOMOUS BOUGAINVILLE GOVERNMENT INAUGURATION OF THE 3RD AUTONOMOUS BOUGAINVILLE GOVERNMENT HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HUTJENA, BUKA, AUTONOMOUS REGION OF BOUGAINVILLE MONDAY 15 JUNE 2015 SPEECH BY CHIEF JOHN L. MOMIS PRESIDENT . He is currently serving his first term as the President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville after winning a victory in the September 2020 elections. Il est « considéré comme l'un des pères fondateurs de la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée »[2]. 222 Views. President Toroama paid homage to Mr Momis’s contributions to Papua New Guinea and Bougainville since he entered politics 45 years ago. He was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1970. Mr Toroama noted Mr Momis’s contribution as chairman of the Constitutional Planning Committee before PNG’s Independence and his key role in decentralisation to set up provincial governments in the nation. JOHN MOMIS | President, Autonomous Bougainville Government. Following the end of the civil war, he was appointed as the governor of Bougainville from 1999 until 2005. John Momis, the former Governor of Bougainville and framer of the Papua New Guinean constitution, defeated incumbent President James Tanis and five other challengers in the election. In February the Bougainville parliament voted down an attempt to change the Constitution to allow a president to contest a third term. [6] Some sources list Momis's birth year as 1942. L'Armée révolutionnaire de Bougainville proclame l'indépendance de la province ; John Momis, cette fois, n'y est pas associé. Former rebel military commander Ishmael Toroama has been elected as president of Bougainville, an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea, electoral officials said on Wednesday. Toroama defeated 24 other candidates for the presidency, seeking to replace the retiring John Momis who has dominated Bougainvillean politics, as governor and president, for decades. Le président sortant prononce son dernier discours devant le parlement le 11 juin, faisant le bilan de son action pour l'indépendance depuis les années '70 avant d'attribuer le succès du processus de paix à l'unité des Bougainvillois et d'encourager le gouvernement régional et celui national à continuer à travailler ensemble[11]. Momis was sworn in as President of Bougainville on June 10, 2010 for a five-year term. On Tuesday, June 8, 2010, at 2:30 p.m. John Momis was declared the winner and president-elect of Bougainville. John Momis, né le 3 mars 1942 à Salamaua dans le Territoire de Nouvelle-Guinée[1], est un homme d'État et diplomate papou-néo-guinéen, président de la Région autonome de Bougainville depuis juin 2010. John Momis, né en 1942 à Salamaua dans le Territoire de Nouvelle-Guinée [1], est un homme d'État et diplomate papou-néo-guinéen, président de la Région autonome de Bougainville depuis juin 2010. The Bougainvillean. In his statement, President Momis spoke passionately about his political career which spans over 40 years where he served in various leadership roles in the international, national and Bougainville scenes. La dernière modification de cette page a été faite le 31 octobre 2020 à 03:54. The President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville governs the island, which is an autonomous entity within Papua New Guinea.. 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