It is in this context that Jean-Pierre Lacroix took up his post as the new Under-Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations at the beginning of April.The French national, who has more than 25 years of political and diplomatic experience, currently oversees 16 UN peacekeeping operations deployed on four continents." href="/apps/news/story.asp?
When Ratu Seru Cakobau accepted Christianity in 1854, the rest of the country soon followed and tribal warfare came to an end.
Passports are moving towards including biometric information in a microchip embedded in the document, making them machine-readable and difficult to counterfeit.
A passport holder is normally entitled to enter the country that issued the passport, though some people entitled to a passport may not be full citizens with right of abode.
The stretch of road from the junctions of Queen Elizabeth Drive and Grantham Road will be closed from 4pm today to allow traffic flow to the ANZ Stadium for the Super Rugby match between the Chiefs and the Crusaders.
The Fijians are pretty easy-going, but if you are invited into a village, wear modest clothing and take off your hat (wearing one is an insult to the chief) when in the village.