Apply now: 2018 Queen’s Young Leaders’ Award now open

Queen Elizabeth greets Mary Siro at last Thursday's ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London. Photo: BCA

This could be you: Queen Elizabeth greets 2016 Ni-Vanuatu Queen’s Young Leaders’ Award winner Mary Siro at Buckingham Palace, London, 23 June 2016. Photo: BCA

Applications for the Queen’s Young Leaders’ Award of 2018 are now open. The Queen’s Young Leaders’ Awards recognise and celebrate exceptional people aged 18-29 from across the Commonwealth, who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives.

Mary Siro of Wan Smolbag is a past winner of the Queen’s Young Leaders’ Award – could the next winner be you?

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President Lonsdale pays tribute to stabilising role of nation’s chiefs

President Baldwin Lonsdale. Photo: supplied

File picture of President Baldwin Lonsdale. Photo: Supplied

President Baldwin Lonsdale paid a tribute to the chiefs of Vanuatu concerning the way in which chiefs live together with their people enabling peace and unity to prevail. This ensures stability of the nation, he said. The Head of State was visiting villages on Malekula, but unable to visit south-eastern and southern communities as he had wished, owing to bad weather. He was impressed that a number of chiefs Read the rest of this entry »


Children’s Day 2016: Govt calls on parents to ensure children enrolled in school at age six

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Deputy PM Natuman claims MSG has been bought for “30 pieces of silver”

West Papua's morning star flag. Photo: AK Rockerfeller

West Papua’s morning star flag. Photo: AK Rockefeller

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Vanuatu youth leader receives Queen’s Young Leader Award at Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth greets Mary Siro at last Thursday's ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London. Photo: BCA

Queen Elizabeth greets Mary Siro at last Thursday’s ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London. Photo: BCA

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“It may be a tropical paradise, but young people in Vanuatu are increasingly finding themselves at risk…”

Screengrab from TV3 New Zealand story about Wan Smolbag Youth Drop-in Centre

Profile of Wan Smolbag and Oxfam’s Youth Drop-in Centre on New Zealand’s TV3: Port Vila centre supports Vanuatu’s youth–NZ TV3.