Consultations on Vanuatu draft Seabed Mining Policy to resume in April

Jonas Cullwick | Vanuatu Daily Post

The National Offshore Minerals Committee set up by the Government of Vanuatu is preparing to resume consultations on the Seabed Mining Policy draft at the end of April. These nationwide consultations will continue until the end of June or early July, 2015, according to the Acting Commissioner of Mines at the Geology and Mines Unit, Brooks Rakau.

First consultations on the Seabed Mining Policy draft were held during the Vanuatu Deep Sea Minerals Conference at the Chiefs’ Nakamal in Port Vila on October 7, 8, and 9, 2014.

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