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    Consultation on the Standardization of Provincial Representation

    There has been some criticism that when law reform initiatives are undertaken by the Vanuatu Law Reform Commission, these consultations may take long.

    To refute that, it must be stated that the Vanuatu Law Reform Commission has a clientele that spans from Tafea province in the South to Torba province up North.

    Pacific national anti-corruption leads look to joint approach in 20th year of UN convention

    The fight against corruption in the Pacific region takes centre stage last week as the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Pacific Islands Forum (PIFS) join forces to bring Pacific government anti-corruption focal persons together at the Pacific Pre-Conference of State Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC).

    International Humanitarian Day

    With less than 3 months until the beginning of the next cyclone season, the Vanuatu Ministry of Justice and Community Services (MJCS) aims to be disaster-ready.

    To honor International Humanitarian Day on 19th August 2023, the MJCS acknowledges its partnership with the Vanuatu Australian Policing and Justice Program (VAPJP), and its support to drive a regional mapping of good justice sector practices during disaster.

    A Database System Project for Child Case Management

    The National Child Desk under the Ministry of Justice and Community Services has signed a contract agreement with Tobo Consultancy this week.

    The agreement will see Tobo Consultancy a local and registered company design a database system for Child Protection Officers to use in case management.

    VLRC calls for a Constitutional and Law Review Commission

    The Vanuatu Law Reform Commission (VLRC) calls for the establishment of a Constitutional and Law Reform Commission.

    There have been several attempts by governments in the past to amend the Constitution but those attempts were in vain due to political division between those in Government and the Opposition.

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