HWC held its 2018 AGM on 27 August 2018 (PNG's National Prayer Day). It was well attended, although many of the youth and chiefs were unable to come as they had to attend reconciliation events elsewhere in Haku (see previous post). For the first time, HWC arranged for pre-polling to allow those members to vote. Following the vote, the elected office holders are:
President - Dorcas Gano
Vice President - Anna Sapur
Treasurer - Clara Omi
Assistant Treasurer - Elizabeth Ravi
Secretary - Melissa Sassin
Assistant Secretary - Marina Levi
Assets Officer - Judith Pena
Assistant Assets Officer - James Pena
An important pre-requisite for the Referendum on independence in 2019 is to conclude reconciliation ceremonies in each part of Bougainville. Reconciliation involves acknowledging and forgiving each other for the actions of the civil war.
A Haku Mass Reconciliation was held at Eltupan on 30 August 2018. Former members of the BLF-Resistance Force and BRA-Bougainville Revolution Army breaking bows and arrows to show reconciliation and promote peace in haku ready for Referendum next year. Thumbs up Haku people.
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