PM leaves for UN summit today

PRIME Minister Rick Hou will leave for the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, Friday. The UNGA will convene on Monday next week which the Prime Minister is expected to join other world leaders…
Vanuatu Makes History in the Hague

For the first time in the history of Vanuatu, last week the Government made submissions in a case before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). The purpose of this ICJ case is to…
Dukung Mauritius seperti West Papua, Vanuatu buktikan komitmen dekolonisasi

Hague, Jubi – Untuk pertama kalinya dalam sejarah Vanuatu, pekan lalu Pemerintah Vanuatu mengajukan dukungannya pada sebuah kasus di hadapan Mahkamah Internasional (ICJ), peradilan utama PBB. Hal itu dilakukan untuk memberikan pendapat yang tidak mengikat (Advisory Opinion) sehubungan dengan Konsekuensi Legal…
Isu West Papua terus bergulir di Pasifik, Indonesia tingkatkan dana lobi

Jayapura, Jubi – Seperti diduga sebelumnya, dukungan formal dari Forum Kepulauan Pasifik (PIF) minggu ini di Nauru masih belum beranjak dari posisi tahun sebelumnya. Namun Vanuatu akan melanjutkan inisiatif untuk menjadikan West Papua terdaftar kembali sebagai wilayah yang tidak berpemerintahan sendiri…
Forum recognizes constructive engagement on West Papua issue

One of the regionalism priorities mentioned in the Final Communique of the Pacific Islands Forum Summit in Nauru this week was the engagement by Forum countries on issues affecting West Papua. Item 33 on the Forum Communique states, “Leaders recognised the…
Consul suggests West Papua to be examined from all angles

The Netherlands Honorary Consul to Vanuatu, Elisabeth van Vliet who has been in the country for the last three weeks suggests that the West Papua Issue should be examined from all angles available to get their demands through. She says…
West Papua Leaders apologise

West Papua Leaders attending their first Summit in Port Vila next week have apologised to the people for the postponement of the parade from yesterday morning to Monday same time next week. The walk starts at Saralana Park and ends at…

By Timothy Fernandez  Updated Thu at 1:09pm, ABC News ‘A secret petition demanding a new independence referendum for West Papua has been presented to the United Nations. The Indonesian Government banned the petition in the provinces of West Papua and Papua, threatening that…