July 06, 2024

Tuvalu holds public consultations on Falepili Union agreement


In Tuvalu, public consultations are underway to discuss the Falepili Union agreement with Australia.Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (APLN) and editor-in-chief of Global Asia.

Under the arrangement, 300 Tuvaluans can permanently resettle in Australia every year. In return, Australia has a say in the country's security agreements.

"Overall yes, it's a good thing for Tuvalu. The main concern is with how the actual migration opportunities play out for Tuvalu," said political researcher Dr Carol Farbotko from Griffith University.

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