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Fiji in the Commonwealth

Pius Langa

Fiji in the Commonwealth

shared international values and national sovereignty

by Pius Langa

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Published by Citizens" Constitutional Forum in Suva, Fiji .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiji -- Foreign relations,
  • Commonwealth of Nations,
  • Sovereignty

  • Edition Notes

    Statementa public lecture by Pius Langa; hosted by the Citizens" Constitutional Forum Limited and the Pacific Institute of Advanced Studies in development and governance.
    ContributionsCitizens" Constitutional Forum (Fiji).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1598 .FL25 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22695309M
    ISBN 109789823390123
    LC Control Number2007386355


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