UNODA workshop in 2009 on implementing UNSCR 1540, Source: www.un.org
- View the 1540 Matrix for Fiji
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.
- Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)
- Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)
- Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC)
- Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)
- Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM)
- Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (TFC)
- International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism (NTC)
- SPNWFZ Treaty (Treaty of Rarotonga)
- Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management (JC)
- Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS)
- Not a member of any of the major multilateral export control regimes.
Corruption Perceptions Index
- Index (2014)
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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.