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[New post] Is dual citizenship a threat to Vanuatu? No, but unregulated political financing is

WordPress.com dailyvanuatu posted: "By Anna Naupa and Nick Howlett Part 3 of a 3-part series on Vanuatu’s Electoral Integrity < Read Part 1: ‘Ghostbusters: it’s time to deal with Vanuatu’s phantom voters’ < Read Part 2: ‘Is diversity of political representation possible" Respond to this post by replying above this line New post on Vanuatu Daily Digest Is dual citizenship a threat to Vanuatu? No, but unregulated political financing is by dailyvanuatu By Anna Naupa and Nick Howlett Part 3 of a 3-part series on Vanuatu’s Electoral Integrity < Read Part 1: ‘Ghostbusters: it’s time to deal with Vanuatu’s phantom voters’ < Read Part 2: ‘Is diversity of political representation possible in Vanuatu?’   This month marks the two-year anniversary of the constitutional amendment to permit dual citizenship in Vanuatu. In the run-up to the 2016 General Election, some political campaigns have cast dual citizenship as a threat to Vanuatu, and have questioned whether this policy risks political domination by foreigners. But is Vanuatu’s democracy really at risk of being dominated by foreigners acquiring dual citizenship? The short answer is no. However, when it comes to the financing of political candidates and parties in Vanuatu, foreign involvement in politics is completely Read more of this post dailyvanuatu | January 19, 2016 at 12:03 pm | Tags: 2016 General Election, Capital Investment and Immigration Program, China, CIES, CIIP, democracy, dual citizenship, Hong Kong, political financing, political parties, politics | Categories: The Daily Digest | URL: http://wp.me/p2A4RK-Mg Comment    See all comments Unsubscribe to no longer receive posts from Vanuatu Daily Digest. Change your email settings at Manage Subscriptions. Trouble clicking? Copy and paste this URL into your browser: http://ift.tt/1NhiwZx Thanks for flying with WordPress.com

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