Council of Minister's Decisions (COM)

The Council of Minister's (COM) is the highest authority in the Vanuatu government. COM decisions rank just below Acts of Parliament in the legal hierarchy of the nation. The COM decision which created OGCIO is presented below in downloadable pdf format.

Download COM Decision 109-2011

Other COM decisions related to ICTs or of major historical interest will be posted here as they become available.

National Geospatial Data Policy

COM decision 177-2020 endorsed the Vanuatu National Geospatial Data Policy 2020-2030, in recognition of the importance of securing national sovereignty by having a National Geospatial Data Policy to secure geospatial data in Vanuatu. Additionally, the Council of Ministers approves the Ministry of Lands & Natural Resources in becoming the focal point for the implementation of this national along with other key Ministries & Stakeholders and, approves the finalization of legislation to give effect to Vanuatu's Geospatial Data Policy.

Download COM Decision 177-2020