Fiji 1540 Reporting

Fiji 1540 Reporting
UNODA workshop in 2009 on implementing UNSCR 1540, Source: www.un.org

1540 Matrix

1540 Reporting

Fiji submitted its first report on 4 February 2008. Fiji declared its intent to implement Security Council resolution 1540, indicating that it supports the prohibition, destruction, and elimination of all kinds of weapons of mass destruction.

Fiji hosted the Meeting of Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Working Group on Counter-Terrorism in June 2013, organized by the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Secretariat and in coordination with the Government of New Zealand (Suva, Fiji).

Offers/Requests for Assistance

Fiji requested assistance on 4 February 2008 with drafting legislation, developing its regulatory infrastructure, developing a national controlled goods regime, capacity-building (including training for border security and related agencies), strengthening its institutions, working with the assessment and diagnostic mission of the World Customs Organizations (WCO) to identify possible future assistance needs in the area of border security, and provision of any other appropriate resources (financial, technical or otherwise) deemed necessary for fulfilling 1540-related obligations.

Treaties

Not Signed

Participant

Corruption Perceptions Index

Treaty of Rarotonga

The Treaty on the South Pacific Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (SPNWFZ) prohibits the testing, manufacturing, acquiring, and stationing of nuclear explosive devices on any member's territory. The treaty also prohibits the dumping of radioactive wastes into the sea. In addition, the treaty required all parties to apply International Atomic Energy Agency safeguards to all their peaceful nuclear activities.

October 26, 2015
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This article is part of a collection examining implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540, which requires all states to implement measures aimed at preventing non-state actors from acquiring NBC weapons, related materials, and their means of delivery. It details Fiji’s implementation efforts to-date.

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This material is produced independently for NTI by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of and has not been independently verified by NTI or its directors, officers, employees, or agents. Copyright 2019.