By Anna Naupa and Nick Howlett
Part 3 of a 3-part series on Vanuatu’s Electoral Integrity
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 the rest of this entry »