Policy Briefs | 15 April 2009

Fiji: the flailing state

The abrogation of Fiji's constitution could precipitate an economic collapse in Fiji, jeopardising regional stability and Australia's interests.

Jenny Hayward-Jones

  • Jenny Hayward-Jones

The abrogation of Fiji's constitution could precipitate an economic collapse in Fiji, jeopardising regional stability and Australia's interests.

Jenny Hayward-Jones

  • Jenny Hayward-Jones
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Executive Summary

In this new Lowy Institute Policy Brief, Jenny Hayward-Jones, Program Director, The Myer Foundation Melanesia Program, argues that Australia needs to work urgently with the international financial institutions and regional governments to shore up regional economies while tightening political pressure on Fiji's military government.

Download the Policy Brief here.