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Vanuatu to Launch Nationwide Civil and Voter Registration

A comprehensive nationwide Civil and Voter Registration initiative will be launched in Vanuatu that will allow its citizens to possess their first ever national identification cards, which will…  


Supplementary Budget Analysis Benefits Vanuatu Members of Parliament

Vanuatu members of parliament participated in a briefing on the 2019 Supplementary Budget with the support of researchers from the Parliaments of Samoa, Australia and New Zealand through the…  


Equator Prize 2019 winners announced for local innovative climate solutions

UNDP and partners announced today the winners of the 10th Equator Prize, recognizing 22 local and indigenous communities from across the world. The winning organizations, which showcase innovative,…  


Vanuatu’s Progress to Mitigate Climate Change

The Ministry of Climate Change and Natural Disaster has launched Vanuatu’s Nationally Determined Contributions Implementation Roadmap and Vanuatu’s Integrated, Monitoring, Reporting and Verification…  


Vanuatu Electoral Environment Project

The development challenge the Vanuatu Electoral Environment Project aims to contribute to is the democratic development of Vanuatu.  


Partnership support for Ombudsman to improve Vanuatu Prisons

The Vanuatu Office of the Ombudsman has built expertise to conduct prison inspections through a learning exchange with the New Zealand Office of the Ombudsman. The workshop was funded by the…  


Partnership on Anti-Corruption Course Launched

A new partnership between the University of the South Pacific and the United Nations in the Pacific, underscores the important role education plays in the fight against corruption and in the promotion…  


Multi-Country Western Pacific Integrated HIV/TB Programme: Annual Results Report 2018

HIV prevalence in the 11 Western Pacific countries continues to be low, with overall prevalence estimated at 0.1 percent.1 The cumulative number of persons ever diagnosed with HIV up until November…  


Enhancing electoral operations and integrity in Vanuatu

In an effort to further strengthen and make the electoral process in Vanuatu more efficient and coherent, the Vanuatu Electoral Environment Project has handed over 300 translucent modern ballot boxes…  


National Consultation to review Vanuatu's National Energy Map Implementation Plan

Stakeholders involved in the implementation of the country’s National Energy Road Map have met in Port Vila to discuss the way forward for the implementation of the national plan.  

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