Vanuatu - Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Bilateral relations A former British-French Condominium until independance in 1980, Vanuatu has very close cultural links to New Caledonia and has a special relationship with France, which is shown through regular meetings (visit by Prime Minister of Vanuatu to Paris in November 2015 for the France-Oceania Summit, meetings with the French Minister of Foreign Affairs in January 2017 in Paris and then again in May 2018 in Nouméa). Cooperation activities are regulated by a France-New (…) enMinistry for Europe and Foreign Affairs