2021 Partners

Luganville Municipal Council (LMC) is a locally elected council which governs Luganville town. It comprises 13 councilors which are from separate wards and are elected every four years. LMC provides services to the people of Luganville. These include healthcare through three dispensaries; environmental health through a waste management service; the regulation and enforcement of local by-laws; organization of the produce market; and organisation and promotion of local events.

The Sanma Provincial Government Council is a locally elected council which governs Sanma Province.

The Telecommunications, Radiocommunications and Broadcasting Regulator (TRBR) is the Telecommunications, Radiocommunications and Broadcasting industry Authority. TRBR was established under Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulation Act No. 30 of 2009 amended by Amendment No. 22 of 2018 with the overall responsibility to facilitate the development of the telecommunications, radiocommunications and Broadcasting sector, and manage radio frequency spectrum in order to promote national social and economic development acting independently and impartially in performing the responsibilities, functions and powers set out in the amended TRBR Act and other laws.

TRBR’s other functions includes management of telephone numbers, management and administration of dot VU (.vu) country code top level domain name, promote internet Governance in Vanuatu, ensuring service and products advertisements are genuine and not misleading, promote quality of services offered in the market, promote consumer complaint handling processes, consumer awareness and educational programs on technology evolution and its impact, promote universal services including roll out of Telecommunications, Radiocommunications and Broadcasting services across Vanuatu.

The OGCIO has three main foci:

  1. First, to encourage the spread of ICTs (information and communications technologies) in society to efficiently and effectively achieve an educated, healthy and wealthy Vanuatu.
  2. Second, to lead the iGov Initiative, (the Integrated Government Initiative), which uses world-class e-government solutions and ICTs to bring better service delivery methods to all ministries and agencies, and ultimately to Vanuatu’s residents and businesses.
  3. Thirdly, to encourage the right to information (RTI) in Vanuatu.

UNICEF, also the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories. UNICEF's activities include providing immunizations and disease prevention, administering treatment for children and mothers with HIV, enhancing childhood and maternal nutrition, improving sanitation, promoting education, and providing emergency relief in response to disasters.

The Ministry of Justice & Community Services (MJCS) is responsible for, or provides support to, a number of agencies within the justice system: the courts (Supreme, Magistrates, Island Courts), the tribunals, the correctional centres, child rights, family protection, disability advocacy and services, empowerment of women, and public prosecution and defence services as well as legal advice to government. It also provides support to agencies that review law, make new laws and implement relevant UN Conventions including those that relate to the matters described above as well as safeguarding human rights.

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development of Vanuatu is guided by the following value systems stemming from our faith in God, traditional Melanesian values, democratic and Christian principles which are enshrined in the constitution of Vanuatu. The following values are the basis of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development: social justice, equality of opportunity, transparency, accountability, self-reliance, selflessness, hard work, entrepreneurship, unity, cooperation, respect for human rights, democracy and good governance.