Anetan Constituency within Nauru
|Districts||2 (Anetan, Ewa)|
|• Total||2.2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)|
|Members of Parliament||2|
Anetan Constituency is one of the constituencies of Nauru and is made up of two districts: Anetan and Ewa. It covers an area of 2.2 km², and has a population of 1,180. It returns two members to the Parliament of Nauru in Yaren.
Yaren, is a district of the Pacific nation of Nauru. It is the de facto capital of Nauru and is coextensive with Yaren Constituency.
Anetan is a district in the Pacific island nation of Nauru. It lies in Anetan Constituency.
Ubenide is one of the constituencies of Nauru and is made up of the four districts: Baitsi, Denigomodu, Nibok, and Uaboe. It covers an area of 4.5 km², and has a population of 3,300. It returns four members to the Parliament of Nauru in Yaren.
Ewa is a district in the Pacific nation of the Republic of Nauru, located in the north of island.
Nauru elects on a national level a head of state and a legislature. Parliament has 19 members, elected for a three-year term in multi-seat constituencies. The president is elected for a three-year term by the parliament.
Marcus Stephen is a Nauruan politician and former sportsperson who previously was a member of the Cabinet of Nauru, and who served as President of Nauru from December 2007 to November 2011. The son of Nauruan parliamentarian Lawrence Stephen, Stephen was educated at St Bedes College and RMIT University in Victoria, Australia. Initially playing Australian rules football, he opted to pursue the sport of weightlifting, in which he represented Nauru at the Summer Olympics and Commonwealth Games between 1990 and 2002, winning seven Commonwealth gold medals.
Cyril Buraman is a political figure and member of the Parliament of Nauru.
Anetan may refer to:
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The State House in Nauru is the official residence of the president of the Republic of Nauru. It was formerly a detention centre for detainees from Australia. Located in the Anetan District, in the northern part of the country, the State House is currently home to President Baron Waqa.
Parliamentary elections were held in Nauru on 6 December 1986. As there were no political parties, all candidates ran as independents. However, the Parliament elected had two opposing groups holding nine seats each, resulting in a deadlock. To resolve the issue, Parliament was dissolved on 30 December, prompting fresh elections in January.
Parliamentary elections were held in Nauru on 14 November 1992. All candidates ran as independents. Following the elections, Bernard Dowiyogo was re-elected President by the Parliament by ten votes to seven.
Parliamentary elections were held in Nauru on 18 November 1995. A record 67 candidates contested the 18 seats. All candidates ran as independents. Following the election Lagumot Harris was elected President by the Parliament, defeating incumbent Bernard Dowiyogo, who had been accused of squandering millions of dollars of royalties from phosphate mining, by ten votes to seven. Voter turnout was 79.9%.
Early parliamentary elections were held in Nauru on 8 February 1997, following a series of no-confidence votes in the Presidency,. which had changed hands three times since the 1995 elections. All candidates ran as independents. Following the elections, Kinza Clodumar was elected President by the Parliament, which included four new members. Voter turnout was 91.8%.
Elections for the Legislative Council for the Territory of Nauru were held for the first and only time on 22 January 1966.
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Education in Nauru is compulsory for children between the ages of 5 and 16. There are eleven schools in Nauru, including three primary schools and two secondary schools. There is an Able/Disable Centre for children with special needs. Education at these schools is free. In 2011, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade reported that 3,026 children were enrolled at Nauru's schools. The Minister for Education is the Hon. Charmaine Scotty, MP from 2013.
Sean Oppenheimer is a Nauruan politician and businessman who has been a Member of Parliament for Anetan since 9 July 2016. He is a member of the Opposition. Oppenheimer is also a successful businessman.
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