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Transparent and Accountable Leaders Nurtured at Church and Vanua Levels
Monday, 3 March 2014
Developing dynamic leaders who are transparent and accountable was one of the aims of a leadership workshop held at Dokainasuva from Friday 28th March to Sunday 2nd March.

TI Fiji prepares young people for elections
Monday, 20 January 2014
Transparency International (TI) Fiji with the funding from Canada fund for local imitative delivered two civil education, leadership and film smart workshops for one hundred young people in early January 2014. The workshops which was held in Suva and Nadi was aimed at mobilizing young people to make a stand against corruption and to advocate for accountable and transparent leaders in the build up and during the national elections.

TI Fiji launches Fiji Youth for Integrity Scheme
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
As the world marked World Anti- Corruption Day on the 09th of December with their different ways, Transparency International (TI) Fiji Chapter launched the Fiji Youth for Integrity Volunteers Scheme

TI Fiji takes anti-corruption message to the West.
Tuesday, 3 December 2013
Sixty people in Nadi and Lautoka are now empowered to fight corruption in their lives and communities and report corruption after the completion of Transparency International Fiji’s Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (ALAC) week long Workshop.

Leadership is crucial to thrive as a nation: Joeli Cawaki
Tuesday, 6 August 2013
Divisional Commissioner Western, Joeli Ratulevu Cawaki, reaffirmed to fifty student’s leaders that leadership is an important aspect for a nation to prosper.

Mobilising youth in the fight against corruption
Tuesday, 6 August 2013
Fiji’s population is dominated by youth and these youth are the leaders of today. As these youth continue to become educated it is also very vital that they are equipped with the right skills and principles to become leaders with integrity.

Transparency International (TI) Fiji’s statement on Global Corruption Barometer
Wednesday, 10 July 2013
The Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) which was released today by Transparency International Secretariat in Berlin, Germany has outlined that majority of Fijians are willing to report or fight corruption.

TI Fiji comments on "partly free" Fiji media
Monday, 13 May 2013
TI Fiji issued a press release on 7 May 2013 following the assessment by Freedom House on the status of media freedom in Fiji.

TI Fiji welcomes registration of political parties
Monday, 13 May 2013
As three political parties were successfully registered for the 2014 national elections, TI Fiji applauded this positive step towards democracy.

TI Fiji takes anti-corruption message to the West.
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
Sixty people in Nadi and Lautoka are now empowered to fight corruption in their lives and communities and report corruption after the completion of Transparency International Fiji’s Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (ALAC) week long Workshop.

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Commitment to transparency and accountability must be reflected in the new constitution

12/09/2012

"Fiji’s new constitution must reflect the nation’s commitment to transparency and accountability, to ensure that the legislature, judiciary, law enforcement agencies and businesses can remain effective and independent" said Mr. Apisalome Tudreu, Chairman of the Board of Transparency International (TI) Fiji. Mr. Tudreu was presenting TI Fiji’s recommendations on the new constitution at the Constitution Commission’s consultation session held at the Suva Civic Centre on 12 September 2012.

Mr Tudreu said that the new constitution should also recognize the important role that communities, the media and civic society organizations play in ensuring transparency and legitimacy of our public institutions. "To support the role of these organisations, the constitution should recognize the involvement of these organizations. To ensure that they can operate effectively, the constitution should stipulate that the activities and budgets of government and its agencies are audited and reported in a public and timely way."

Continuing with the theme of transparency and accountability, Mr Tudreu said political integrity would be maintained with some key actions, including the introduction of transparency in political financing for politicians and political parties, and the implementation of a code of conduct and integrity pledge for Members of Parliament. 

In total, Mr. Tudreu presented six issues of concern to the Constitutional Commission and identified specific inclusions in the new constitution for each of these issues.

Speaking after the submission, Mr Tudreu said "TI Fiji is committed to the development of a new constitution that builds on the principle of integrity and supports the fight against corruption. TI Fiji is working to mobilise youth and women to be involved in the constitutional consultation process, and to consider these issues when they make their submissions. Our submission today was part of our ongoing commitment to saying yes to integrity and no to corruption."


TI Fiji Chair, Mr. Apisalome Tudreu, presents to the Constitution Commission in Suva