Vanuatu

Vanuatu Minister of Internal Affairs discusses security issues

On 6 November 2019 Vanuatu’s Minister of Internal Affairs, the Hon. Andrew Napuat spoke about Vanuatu’s first National Security Strategy at a seminar hosted by the ANU Department of Pacific Affairs. Describing how Australia and Vanuatu are like family who stick together in times of both peace and need, the minister explained how one of the main instruments behind the security strategy is the Boe Declaration on Regional Security, signed by Pacific Island nations at the Pacific Islands Forum in September 2018.

Security Challenges in Vanuatu: Planning for the Future

In this seminar hosted by DPA and the ANU Australia Pacific Security College, Vanuatu’s Minister of Internal Affairs, the Hon. Andrew Napuat will discuss Vanuatu’s first national security strategy and key security challenges, and offer insights on the priorities for its soon to be established national security council and Vanuatu’s security partnership with Australia.

IB 2019/07 Vanuatu’s Family Protection Act: Contextualisation, Resistance and Implementation

Over the past 10 years, many Pacific Island countries and territories have been amending their laws to address the issue of domestic violence.

IB2017/27 Recognised Seasonal Employer Scheme/Seasonal Worker Programme Team Leaders’ Workshop: Vanuatu 2017

On 30 June 2017, the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia program (now Department of Pacific Affairs) at the Australian National University hosted the Team Leaders’ Workshop in Port Vila for

IB2017/21 Temporary Labour Schemes, the New Avenue of Social Mobility: Case Study Vanuatu

Since the establishment of Australia’s Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) in 2012, the number of workers from Vanuatu

IB2017/17 The Role of ni-Vanuatu Team Leaders in Seasonal Worker Programs

Based on 10 years of research with team leaders and employers in the New Zealand and Australian seasonal worker programs, this In Brief highlights the duties of ni-Vanuatu team leaders,

DP2017/1 State of the Media Review in Four Melanesian Countries — Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu — in 2015

This Discussion Paper looks at the shifting media landscapes in four Melanesian countries in 2015 — Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

IB2016/23 Labour Mobility Support Networks — ‘It’s Not Just a Seasonal Thing’

This In Brief highlights local ni-Vanuatu support structures initiated through workers’ participation in Australia’s Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) and New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer Sch

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