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    Vanuatu in CoSP10 Conference

    Vanuatu has joined the Pacific delegation that is attending the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (CoSP10) in Atlanta from December 11-15, 2023.


    The Minister of Justice and Community Services, John Amos Nalau, has commended the professionalism of the two commissions of inquiry that were set up within a very short time after the commissioners were appointed last month. The Commission of Inquiry into the Vanuatu Financial Intelligent Unit and two Vietnamese vessels detained in Port Vila harbor has accomplished a lot in a short period of time.

    Vanuatu Presented its Reports to UN Human Rights Panel

    Vanuatu participated in the pilot review of the UN Human Rights Panel in Nadi, Fiji.

    The Authorised Person (AP) Program

    The Authorised Person (AP) Program has greatly impacted the lives of people in some villages on Santo Island. The Ministry of Justice and Community Services owns the program, which has been piloted since 2018 as part of the Vanuatu-Australia Policing and Justice Program (VAPJP).

    Chief Ravun Elected New Malvatumauri President

    A son of the Smol Nambas tribe in southeastern inland Malekula Island was elected this week as the new president of the Malvatumauri Council of Chiefs. He is Chief Paul Robert Ravun from the village of Melken and was elected unopposed by consensus.

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