The role of chiefs in peacebuilding in Port Vila
In contrast to the democratic system of government established at independence, the chiefly system in Vanuatu has claimed and now possesses widespread support for its work at the community level. Chiefs are regarded as the key to community harmony and, although Vanuatu is currently experiencing a period of relative stability, underlying social tensions contribute to the high level of importance placed on strong community leadership. Chiefs in Vanuatu have demonstrated their willingness and...[Show more]
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