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Verbal Assurance Not Enough: Make it Happen

Wednesday, 3 July 2013, 2:29 pm | Citizens Constitutional Forum

The Citizens’ Constitutional Forum acknowledges the assurances given by the Attorney General to the International Coordinating Committee on the appointment of an Independent Electoral Commission and an independent Supervisor of Elections. More >>

Fiji: Restore Integrity In the Constitution's Final Phase

Friday, 10 May 2013, 11:57 am | Citizens Constitutional Forum

“Government must walk the talk on “transparency and accountability” in the final phase of the constitution making process to garner citizens confidence. More >>

Fiji government must open up constitution process

Thursday, 11 April 2013, 12:30 pm | Citizens Constitutional Forum

The Fiji government’s moves to consolidate power threaten to significantly undermine the constitutional process and an inclusive, democratic future for the country, say Minority Rights Group International (MRG) and Citizens Constitutional Forum (CCF), ... More >>

Solidarity Rally To End Torture And Violence

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 12:10 pm | Citizens Constitutional Forum

Standing in solidarity in the call to end torture and violence in Fiji, activists from the Citizens’ Constitutional Forum, Fiji Women’s Rights Movement and Drodrolagi Movement staged a peaceful rally at the CCF office compound in Suva this afternoon. More >>

Integrity and Independence must govern Fiji’s Elections

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 4:13 pm | Citizens Constitutional Forum

Voter confidence in the Bainimarama government’s promise of a free and fair election in Fiji may suffer if we fail to appoint an Independent Supervisor of Elections. More >>

Open Budget Survey a wakeup call for Government: CCF

Monday, 4 February 2013, 1:53 pm | Citizens Constitutional Forum

CCF maintains its call for government to practice Transparency and Accountability on the back of a poor 2012 Open Budget Survey rating released yesterday. More >>

CCF Documentary Critiques Recent Constitution Consultations

Monday, 10 December 2012, 10:15 am | Citizens Constitutional Forum

This year’s International Human Rights Day on Monday December 10th will be celebrated through the launch of the Citizens’ Constitutional Forum’s documentary titled “Our Voice, Our Future, Our Constitution”. More >>

Preparing for the next Phase: The Constituent Assembly

Friday, 30 November 2012, 2:13 pm | Citizens Constitutional Forum

The CCF is a non-government organization that educates and advocates for good governance, human rights and multiculturalism in Fiji. We are not aligned with any political party. More >>

Amendments are unwarranted!

Wednesday, 7 November 2012, 1:57 pm | Citizens Constitutional Forum

Website: http://www.ccf.org.fj/article/news/ The CCF is a non-government organization that educates and advocates for good governance, human rights and multiculturalism in Fiji. We are not aligned with any political party. More >>

Submission To The Constitution Commission

Wednesday, 3 October 2012, 11:36 am | Citizens Constitutional Forum

Contents PREAMBLE .............................................................................................................................................. 3 A. ELECTORAL SYSTEM ..................................................................................................................... 5 A1. ETHNICITY AND THE ELECTORAL SYSTEM ......................................................................................... ... More >>

Youth Say Fiji Citizens Need to Walk the Democracy Talk

Tuesday, 10 July 2012, 11:46 am | Citizens Constitutional Forum

Youth Say Fiji Citizens Need to Walk the Democracy Talk Accountability in leadership! Citizenry responsibility! Action that goes beyond talk and dialogue! More >>

Eliminating Racial Discrimination

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 2:43 pm | Citizens Constitutional Forum

21st March 2012 Eliminating Racial Discrimination World over, March 21st is set aside to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) and the Citizens’ Constitutional Forum (CCF) is calling ... More >>

CCF’s Response to the Constitutional Announcement

Monday, 12 March 2012, 9:55 am | Citizens Constitutional Forum

The announcement made by PM Voreqe Bainimarama this morning (March 9th, 2012) on the process and timeline for formulating a new constitution for Fiji is a step in the right direction. More >>

UN Assistance is Timely

Monday, 13 February 2012, 2:29 pm | Citizens Constitutional Forum

Accepting the offer from the United Nations to send a Needs Assessment Mission is a timely decision by the Bainimarama Government and should be used to undertake further steps in ensuring there is transparency and full participation in the Constitution ... More >>

Unwarranted State and Media Protection Decree Discriminates

Friday, 10 February 2012, 5:38 pm | Citizens Constitutional Forum

The Citizens’ Constitutional Forum (CCF) notes that to garner confidence in the current regime, it must desist from ruling by decrees especially if they are determined and drafted without any real due process involving the views of the people and more ... More >>

Internal Discussions On Constitution Must Start Now

Wednesday, 8 February 2012, 10:07 am | Citizens Constitutional Forum

Now that CONSTITUTIONAL Awareness has begun CCF urges everyone to start preparing for the consultations in as far determining what they believe would be the most participatory process and also ideas around the content. Prospective political parties, aspiring ... More >>

Book Launch: “Constitution – Making and Reform"

Wednesday, 25 January 2012, 9:35 am | Citizens Constitutional Forum

In opening doors for a fresh approach towards the constitutional reform processes, the Citizens’ Constitutional Forum with the help of the School of Government, Diplomacy and International Affairs, University of the South Pacific, is proud to work with ... More >>

Public Order Amendment Decree 2012 Restricts Basic Freedoms

Monday, 16 January 2012, 12:38 pm | Citizens Constitutional Forum

The promise to exercise our right to government and free and fair elections will be severely limited if the spectre of suspicion and fear of 2000 continues to determine our vision for a free Fiji. The new Provisions of the “modernized” Public Order ... More >>

Voter Education Should Start Now

Monday, 12 December 2011, 12:44 pm | Citizens Constitutional Forum

The CCF notes with concern that while voter registration is expected to commence next month, there is still no substantive appointment to the post of the Supervisor of Elections and the public remains in the dark on the electoral boundaries and constituencies ... More >>

Corporations Should Not Dictate State Policy

Friday, 21 October 2011, 3:45 pm | Citizens Constitutional Forum

Admission by the Air Pacific CEO of their role in drafting the Essential National Industries (Employment) Decree is cause for alarm and CCF emphasizes that the adherence to good governance principles are to be upheld if the Bainimarama government is indeed ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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