Urgent Notice to Suva Readers



PANEL DISCUSSION ON FIJI’S CONSTITUTION
jointly convened
by
School of Government, Development and International Affairs (SGDIA), Faculty of Business and Economics, USP
and the
Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM)
Date: 11 September, 2012; Time: 6pm-9pmVenue: Japanese Pacific ICT Centre Multi-Purpose Theatre, Laucala Campus, Suva.
Welcome and Introduction: Chair, Vijay Naidu
Address by Professor Yash Ghai, Chair Constitution Commission and Launch of ‘Listening to the people of Fiji’
DRAFT TOPICS AND COMMENTATORS
1.  Women’s participation in Constitution making process: the South African experience – Christina Murray
2.  ‘Cruel Optimism’: 1997 Constitution or Not?  - Ashwin Raj
3.  A young person’s vision for Fiji – Jope Tarai
4.  Sustainable Democracy – Sandra Tarte
5.  Alternative approaches to citizenship - on unity and diversity in Fiji – Noelene Nabulivou
6.  Engaging youth – Tura Leewai
7.  Local Government – Alisi Daurewa
 
Refreshment Break at 7.30pm
Constitutional Submissions follow refreshment. Constitution Commission members will be present to hear submissions.
For further information, please contact Asenaca Manuca, tel: 323 2297, email: manuca_a@usp.ac.fj

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