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In The News

Groundbreaking Observer Group Certifies Fiji Elections

April 22, 2015

On April 12, the Multinational Observer Group released its final report on last September’s national elections in Fiji, the first since a military coup there in 2006. Confirming its preliminary findings released shortly after the vote, the MOG deemed the elections credible: “The outcome of the 2014 Fijian election broadly represented the will of the Fijian voters. The conditions were in place for Fijians to exercise their right to vote freely.”

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Notes from the Field

Cops, Crime, and Working with Women

March 4, 2009

Some may be surprised to discover that Pacific Island nations are leading the way in the international movement to recruit more female police officers in hopes of redressing  violence against women, improving women’s access to justice, and enhancing general safety and security for the entire population. According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s 2007 […]

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