French court confirms New Caledonia election

Kanak and French flags on Ouvea island. Picture: AFP

NOUMEA, 11 SEPTEMBER 2018 (RNZ PACIFIC) – France’s highest court has clarified some provisions for New Caledonia after the November referendum on independence from France. It ruled that after the referendum, the provincial elections will be held in May in keeping with the 20-year timeline defined in the 1998 Noumea Accord. The Accord provides for […]

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