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[New post] Vaturisu Council of Chiefs seeks resolution of informal settlements issue in Efate

WordPress.com dailyvanuatu posted: " Efate's Vaturisu Council of Chiefs is united on squatter issues. At a general meeting late last week of the peak body of Efate kastom chiefs, the Vaturisu, members were concerned with the way in which the Police and VMF have had to be involved with squa" Respond to this post by replying above this line New post on Vanuatu Daily Digest Vaturisu Council of Chiefs seeks resolution of informal settlements issue in Efate by dailyvanuatu The Vaturisu Council of Chiefs is concerned about the use of police to evict squatters – an evicted man points out homes demolished by police during a forced resettlement near Tanoliu, north Efate last September. Photo: Jean-Luc Thuha/Facebook Efate's Vaturisu Council of Chiefs is united on squatter issues. At a general meeting late last week of the peak body of Efate kastom chiefs, the Vaturisu, members were concerned with the way in which the Police and VMF have had to be involved with squatters within the last month, sometimes just dumping them elsewhere. Removal of people in this matter is something which the Vaturisu will be taking up with Government. Expanding the town limits, providing more land for squatter settlements or sending squatters back to their home islands are all issues which need to be addressed. But the chiefs are concerned that living conditions must be improved as squatter settlements are seeing greatly increasing populations. A series of resolutions emerged from the meeting which will assist in resolving the squatter questions. The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been under discussion at the 15th Session of the Assembly of State Parties to the Agreement, which is designed to protect member countries from the worst effects of international criminal activity. Vanuatu joined in 2012. Vanuatu's Minister of Justice Ronald Warsal, the only Pacific minister to attend the meeting, was powerful in his demand the International Criminal Court extend its outreach to the Pacific States. Climate Change was his topic and the Read more of this post dailyvanuatu | November 21, 2016 at 8:15 pm | Tags: informal settlers, International Criminal Court, land, Music, politics, urbanisation, Vanuatu | Categories: The Daily Digest | URL: http://wp.me/p2A4RK-1s1 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/2fwEGPn Thanks for flying with WordPress.com

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