Committee on Foreign Affairs and External Trade

The key responsibilities of Committee on Foreign Affairs and External Trade are:

  1. To review important new policy initiatives relating to foreign Affairs and External Trade and give its opinion to the Government before their implementation;

  2. To scrutinize the qualifications, experience, and suitability of proposed Vanuatu's diplomatic and trade representatives overseas prior to their appointment;

  3. To enquire into the issue concerning Vanuatu's Diplomatic Passport and the alleged sale of the same;

  4. To enquire into the management and operation of the Ministry of foreign Affairs, the department of Foreign Affairs, Vanuatu's Overseas Missions, the Ministry of Trade and the Department of Trade;

  5. To summon Government officials and the public to assst it in its work

  6. And include any such other duties as assigned to the Committee by the Standing Orders approved by Parliament.

11th Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs and External Trade

 
Members of Parliament   Position 
Hon. Jerome Ludvaune  Chairman
Hon. Albert Williams  Member
Hon. Johnny Koanapo  Member
Hon. Marcellino Barthelemy  Member
Hon. Sato Kilman Livtunvanu  Member
Hon. Christopher Emelee  Member
Hon. Jay Ngwele Member

10th Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs and External Trade

 
Members of Parliament   Position 
Hon. Gillion William  Chairman
Hon. Peter Vuta  Member
Hon. Jerome Ludvaune  Member
Hon. Christophe Emele  Member
Hon. Willy Jimmy Tabangararua  Member
Hon. Tony Nari  Member
Hon. James Bule Member

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