Joni Madraiwiwi цитаты

Joni Madraiwiwi фото
62   0

Joni Madraiwiwi

Дата рождения: 1957
Дата смерти: 29. Сентябрь 2016

Ratu Joni Madraiwiwi, Lord Madraiwiwi Tangatatonga was a prominent Fijian lawyer, legal scholar, jurist, and politician. He served as Vice-President, and also acting President, of Fiji, and Chief Justice of Nauru.

Ratu Madraiwiwi was ceremonially sworn in as Vice-President on 10 January 2005, following his nomination by President, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, and his subsequent approval by the Great Council of Chiefs on 14 December 2004. He held the Office of Vice-President effective 14 December 2004 to complete the unexpired term of his predecessor, Ratu Jope Seniloli, who had resigned in disgrace on 29 November 2004 in the wake of his convictions for treason concerning his role in the Fiji coup of 2000. Madraiwiwi's first priority was to restore dignity and respect to the Vice-Presidential office. However, on 5 December 2006, Madraiwiwi was informed of pending dismissal from the Vice-Presidential office, to take effect officially on 15 January 2007, by the Military Commander, Commodore Frank Bainimarama, who had seized power in a military coup. He was forcibly evicted from his official residence and his office on the night of 6 December. Yet, Madraiwiwi announced in the second week of January 2007 that he was merely "on leave" as Vice-President of Fiji and intended in the meantime to resume private practice as an attorney at Howards law firm.In 2010, Madraiwiwi was presented with a Tongan life peerage and the title of Lord Madraiwiwi Tangatatonga by King George Tupou V of Tonga. Owing to his Fijian and Naruan nationalities, he was nominated as early as 2013, and subsequently appointed in 2014, to the Supreme Court of the Republic of Nauru as its Chief Justice, the highest position in that country's judicial system, which he held until his death on 29 September 2016.A lifelong legal scholar, Madraiwiwi was a prolific writer and public speaker who authored several articles and books, including A Personal Perspective, his last book.

Цитаты Joni Madraiwiwi

„In order to build a common identity, we must find a name with which all of us are comfortable. While I personally have no problem with the term ‘Fijian’, I recognize many others in my community are not. But let us not leave it there, let us find other options.“

—  Joni Madraiwiwi

Calling for a national dialogue on an inclusive nationality adjective for all Fiji citizens
Speech to the Lautoka Rotary Club (Centenary Dinner), 12 March 2005 http://www.fiji.gov.fj/publish/printer_4326.shtml.

Help us translate English quotes

Discover interesting quotes and translate them.

Start translating

„It is not easy to remain motivated in the face of widespread apathy and self-indulgence.“

—  Joni Madraiwiwi

Speech to the Lautoka Rotary Club (Centenary Dinner), 12 March 2005 http://www.fiji.gov.fj/publish/printer_4326.shtml.

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

Подобные авторы

Сальвадор Альенде фото
Сальвадор Альенде8
чилийский государственный и политический деятель, президент…
Индира Ганди фото
Индира Ганди9
индийский политический деятель
Гарегин Нжде фото
Гарегин Нжде56
армянский военный и государственный деятель
Владимир Ильич Ленин фото
Владимир Ильич Ленин106
российский философ, политик, лидер Октябрьской революции
Феликс Эдмундович Дзержинский фото
Феликс Эдмундович Дзержинский29
революционер, советский партийный деятель
Аугусто Пиночет фото
Аугусто Пиночет12
чилийский государственный и военный деятель
Дуайт Дэвид Эйзенхауэр фото
Дуайт Дэвид Эйзенхауэр24
американский государственный и военный деятель, 34-й презид…
Александр Глебович Невзоров фото
Александр Глебович Невзоров73
советский и российский репортёр, телеведущий, публицист
Сегодня годовщина
Ханс Кристиан Андерсен фото
Ханс Кристиан Андерсен38
Датский писатель и поэт 1805 - 1875
Антоний Сурожский фото
Антоний Сурожский20
епископ Русской православной церкви, митрополит Сурожский, … 1914 - 2003
Барак Обама фото
Барак Обама47
44-й президент Соединённых Штатов Америки 1961
Другие 45 годовщин
Подобные авторы
Сальвадор Альенде фото
Сальвадор Альенде8
чилийский государственный и политический деятель, президент…
Индира Ганди фото
Индира Ганди9
индийский политический деятель
Гарегин Нжде фото
Гарегин Нжде56
армянский военный и государственный деятель