Vanuatu requested to support China’s candidate for top FAO post

Vanuatu has been requested to support China’s candidate for the postition of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Director General (DG) in this year’s election during the 41st Session of the FAO Conference. The Chinese Minister of Agriculture, Han Changfu, made…
Hela and SHP still need humanitarian help: UN

The United Nations says people in Hela and Southern Highlands still need humanitarian assistance following the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the Highlands region a year ago. UN resident coordinator Gianluca Rampolla told The National that the quake had only added…
West Papua: The Genocide that is Being Ignored by the World

If you need evidence that politicians and the mainstream media pick and choose which oppressive conflicts to cover in order to further geopolitical ambitions, you need only Google “West Papua.” Ever heard of it? Have you ever been sitting at home watching CNN, BBC,…

Indonesia has lashed out at Vanuatu over its representations about West Papua at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In what has become an annual fixture, Pacific leaders have voiced concern about human rights in Indonesia’s Papua region,…

Vanuatu’s government could be alone among regional administrations in its bid to have West Papua inscribed on the United Nations de-colonisation list. The Charlot Salwai-led government plans to submit a draft resolution to the Pacific Islands Forum, calling for Indonesian-ruled…

The Vanuatu foreign minister, Ralph Regenvanu, is intending to submit a resolution calling for West Papua to be inscribed on the United Nations de-colonisation list at next year’s General Assembly. The Vanuatu prime minister, Charlot Salwai, is to take the…

THE Government of Vanuatu has appointed Laura Lini as special envoy for West Papua. Laura is the daughter of Walter Lini, the founding father of the Pacific Island republic. “We are pleased and impressed, and thank Foreign Minister Ralph Regenvanu…
Anggota dewan Selandia Baru: Isu Papua harus tembus PBB

Jayapura, Jubi – Seorang anggota parlemen Selandia Baru,  Louisa Wall, mengatakan isu penentuan nasib sendiri West Papua harus didengar di forum Perwakilan Bangsa-bangsa (PBB). Louisa Wall mengatakan itu pada peluncuran sebuah buku baru yang menjelaskan posisi Selandia Baru atas West Papua, pekan…
Melanesian leaders condemn UN for turning ‘a deaf ear’ to West Papua atrocities

Solomon Islands and Vanuatu leaders want investigation into alleged abuses and support for independence campaign Ben Doherty @bendohertycorro Sunday 24 September 2017 03.12 BS TLast modified on Sunday 24 September 2017 03.13 BST Melanesian leaders have accused the United Nations of having “turned a deaf ear” to…