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Vanuatu: Contacts and Holidays


Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO)
Level 20, 45 Clarence Street Sydney, NSW Australia 2000
  Tel +61 2 82709444   Fax +61 2 82709445   E-mail   www.adb.org/plco

About Us

The Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO) is ADB's representative office in Sydney, Australia, and also acts as a focal point for New Zealand. It allows ADB to be more responsive to the development needs of the Pacific and further strengthens its relations with governments, the private sector, and nongovernment organizations (NGOs) in the region.

It is involved in programming, processing, and administration of assistance in Nauru, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.

PLCO’s responsibilities include:

  • promoting private sector development across all 15 of ADB's Pacific developing member countries
  • hosting joint activities and holding consultations with academic and research institutions, and civil society
  • coordinating and hosting high-level visits from ADB Headquarters to Australia, New Zealand, and countries of responsibility
  • facilitating country reporting and updating, aid coordination, external relations and information dissemination


Regional Director
External Communications Specialist
Matthew HODGE (Mr)
Deputy Regional Director and Senior Country Specialist

ADB Extended Mission - Vanuatu

Nancy WELLS (Ms) Senior Country Coordination OfficerP.O Box 246 Level 5, RBV BLD Rue Emil Mercet, Port Vila, Vanuatu   Tel +678 20300  Fax +678 20320  E-mail

Holidays 2020

The Extended Mission in Vanuatu is closed on these dates:

New Year's Day January 1 (Wednesday)
Custom Chief's Day March 5 (Thursday)
Good Friday April 10 (Friday)
Easter Monday April 13 (Monday)
Labor Day May 1 (Friday)
Independence Day July 30 (Thursday)
Constitution Day October 5 (Monday)
Christmas Day December 25 (Friday)
Family Day December 28 (Monday)
New Year's Eve December 31 (Thursday)

Last updated: as of 10 December 2019