Vanuatu Independence 40th anniversary

PIANGO celebrates Vanuatu Independence and stands in solidarity for a free West Papua

PIANGO Executive Director Emeline Ilolahia says despite the social and economic impact of Covid-19 in the region, Ni-Van’s demonstrated a society with a strong cultural well-being which includes their solidarity for a Free West Papua.

Ms Ilolahia says that Vanuatu is the only Pacific country that has been constantly sponsoring the self-determination of West Papua at the regional and international level and this was evident in today’s victory march.

“Their consistency and approach is commendable,” Ms Ilolahia said.