Indonesia plans to ramp up lobbying for UN Security Council seat

By Dian Septiari in Jakarta, Source: https://asiapacificreport.nz/ Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi is set to lobby more countries to vote for her country in its campaign for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council ahead of the vote that…
7th HoM discuss way forward for Vanuatu’s Foreign Policy

The 7th Heads of Mission (HoM) meeting commencing on May 7 to May 9 was officially opened yesterday at the Iririki Island Resort. HoM is an annual event that brings all Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Consuls-General to discuss foreign and development…
Vanuatu To Join INTERPOL

Vanuatu has applied to join the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL). Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade, Ralph Regenvanu, revealed the application was made this week. “The principle reason is “probity checks” being carried out by the…
NZ’s Peters asked to help end Papua standoff

New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters is being asked to appeal to Jakarta to peacefully negotiate an end a stand off in Papua. The call from West Papua Action in Auckland came amid reports of up to 1300 people being…