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Fiji is a Contracting State to the ICSID Convention:

  • Signature: 1 July 1977 
  • Deposit of Ratification: 11 August 1977
  • Entry into Force: 10 September 1977
  • Pursuant to Article 54(2) of the ICSID Convention, Fiji has designated “Supreme Court” as competent for the recognition and enforcement of ICSID awards.
  • Pursuant to Article 13(1) of the ICSID Convention Fiji has made the following panel designations effective until 4 September 1992:
    - Mr. Gerald S.W. BARRACK: Chairman, Sugar Commission of Fiji
    - Mr. M.S. Sahu KHAN: Barrister and Solicitor
    - Mr. Laisenia QARASE: Managing Director, Fiji Development Bank
    - Mr. Qoriniasi BALE: Attorney General; Minister for Justice
    - The Hon. Mr. Justice Kishore GOVIND: Judge, Supreme Court of Fiji
    - Mr. Justice G. MISHRA: Judge, Supreme Court of Fiji
    - Sir Ian THOMSON, KBE CMG MBE: Chairman, Economic Development Board

Fiji is a Contracting State to the New York Convention:

  • Date of Accession: 27 September 2010
  • Entry into Force: 26 December 2010

Fiji is a Contracting State to the 1899 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes:

  • Entry into Force: 2 April 1973

Fiji is a not Contracting State to the 1907 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes:

  • Entry into Force: N/A

Fiji is a United Nations Member State:

  • Date of Admission: 13 October 1970

Official State Name: Republic of Fiji - फ़िजी गणराज्य - Matanitu ko Viti - Fijī Ganarājya

Official Languages: English, Bau Fijian, and Fiji Hindi

Capital: Suva

Motto: "Rerevaka na Kalou ka Doka na Tui" "Fear God and honour the Queen"

Currency: Fijian dollar (FJD)

Time Zone: +11 (UTC+12)

International Calling Code: +679

Internet TLD: .fj

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