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‘Vanuatu means ‘Eternal Land’’ public talk

Posted in Events by k2 on April 22nd, 2009

What: Come and hear about the trials and tribulations of one of the worlds most beautiful locations, the progress we have made so far and our outline to assist ni-Vans regain control over their most precious resource – the land on which they are meant to stand.
When:
Thurs April 30th, 6.30 for 6.45pm takeoff
Who: Karl Fitzgerald, Earthsharing Australia Project Coordinator and 3CRs Renegade Economist.
Where: Level 1/ 27 Hardware Lane, Melbourne
Entry: gold coin donation – all funding goes towards ni-NGO. Drinks and nibbles to follow.

Our recent visit to these idyllic lands revealed a dark side to the beauty surrounding such a community. Economic policy is out of kilter with the Treasure Island type mentality that wealthy speculators abuse in quoting Vanuatu as the ‘Worlds Happiest People. The free lunch prerogative of the vested interests has the indigenous people of Vanuatu, the ni-Vans, battling for food in a bounty-ful land .

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