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Port Vila Declaration on the Fight against Illicit Trafficking in Cultural Property

The Melanesian Workshop on the Fight against the Illicit Trafficking in Cultural Property was held at the Vanuatu Culture Centre (VCC) in Port Vila from 5 to 7 August 2015 in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Vanuatu. Continue reading

Pacific youths to take on organic agriculture

ID: 10035160  CD: 035  country: Vanuatu  place: Island of Tanna  year: 2004  caption: In the village of Lenaoloul in the hills of Tanna, girls sitting around in the nakamal dancing place after a ceremony  photographer: Peter Coles  © UNESCOThe second in a series of workshops to build the skills of youth in organic agriculture concluded in Port Vila last week. Organic agriculture is a farming system that relies on working closely with the ecosystem without reliance on chemicals to increase yields or manage weeds and pests.  Organic agriculture is also one of the areas attracting Continue reading

Journalists to Learn About Housing Rights in Melanesia

More than twenty journalists from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu will attend a four day workshop that will enhance their skills to produce informed media reports on urbanization and informal settlements. Continue reading