Right To Information

25 officers receive training on role of RTI Officers in Vanuatu

. It was officially opened by the former deputy chairperson of the Rights to Information Steering Committee, Evelyne Toa Wednesday.

Twenty-six enthusiastic participants from government ministries, departments and statutory bodies are taking part in the programme.

In her speech, Toa acknowledged UNDP-PRAC for sponsoring the training and for its continuing assistance to the Vanuatu Government since the initial stages of the development of RTI in Vanuatu.

Vanuatu RTI committee chair urges public to make good use of RTI legislation

The RTI Ministerial Order was signed by the then Acting Prime Minister Bob Loughman on 9 October 2018 and the State Law Office has confirmed that the Order was gazetted on the 19th of the same month giving effect to the Ministerial Order.

The RTI Unit said the general public can now apply RTI law on fifty-two (52) Government ministries, departments and statutory bodies that are covered under the Second RTI Enforcement Order following the gazettal of the ministerial Order.

Vanuatu government officers examine RTI

Salwai’s message was relayed by the Acting Director General/PMO, Gregoire Nimbtik at the opening of the RTI Officers’ Training at the Prime Minister’s Office Multi-Function Hall Monday.

About 30 government RTI officers or officers nominated for this responsibility in their respective agencies to see what RTI is, how it is processed, get a fair understanding on exemptions under the RTI Act are attending the training.

Vanuatu Right To Information

Disfala Bill bae hem wan long ol Bill wea palamen blong Vanuatu bae  toktok long hem taem hem sidaon stat long naba 21 long November. 

Wanfala sinia memba blong Media Association Blong Vanuatu an President tu blong Pacific Islands Media Association, Moses Steven hem se disfala Bill bae sapotim gut tingting blong gud pasin blong gavman long saet long transparency and accountability. 

Moses hem se disfala loa bae hem givim rait long olketa nius pipol na olketa long pablik tu fo gavman hem givim aot infomesen olketa i askem, anles infomesen hem state secret.