State of the Pacific 2013: Democracy in Fiji


In this podcast from the State of the Pacific 2013 conference the panel discusses Fiji€™s return to democracy, the draft Constitution, and Fiji€™s place in the broader region.

Panellists in order of appearance include:

Bainimarama or back to the future
Jone Baledrokadroka
PhD Candidate, SSGM, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

More spearheads: The Fiji coup and regional security reconfiguration
Dr Steven Ratuva
Centre for Pacific Studies, University of Auckland

Cooking up a constitution: Women and constitution"making in Fiji
Tara Chetty
Program Director, Fiji Women€™s Rights Movement

Paradoxes of foreign policy towards Fiji
Professor Jon Fraenkel
Victoria University of Wellington

This podcast is from the inaugural State of Pacific conference, taking place at the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific 25-26 June 2013. Hosted by the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program the conference brought together academics, parliamentarians, policy makers, business leaders, civil society representatives and the media to share and discuss research and policy relevant issues on and about the Pacific region.

More information is available from the SSGM website.

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