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GCC agreed upon appointing ...
GCC agreed upon appointing Professor Asesela Ravuvu as Chairperson of the Constitution Review Commission
The Bose Levu Vaka Turaga has unanimously agreed to appoint Professor Asesela Ravuvu as Chairperson of the Constitution Review Commission.
Pacific Island Books : Culture and Society
Fijian Ethos, The by Asesela D. Ravuvu.
Published by the Institute of Pacific Studies ISBN 9820201861.
Recommended retail price $19.
Dr. Asesela Ravuvu is the Director of the Institute of South Pacific Studies at the University of the South Pacific.
He worked with the Fiji Education Department for 24 years.
was one of the first graduates of the University of the South Pacific
He joined the University staff in 1976 as a lecturer in Pacific Studies.
This led to his
interest in studying Fijian society that culminated in the publication of The Fijian Way of Life.
Vaka I Taukei: The Fijian Way of Life by Asesela Ravuvu
Recommended retail price $15.
The call has been made by ...
The call has been made by Senator Asesela Ravuvu, a former Professor of Pacific Studies at the USP, who was appointed to the Upper House by Mr Qarase.
says Mr Qarase should be firm and resolute and not waiver under pressure on the multi-party Cabinet issue.
Senator Ravuvu chaired the post coup Qarase interim administration's constitution review committee which was declared illegal by the High Court.
report was later described as the most racist document ever seen in Fiji
(Radio New Zealand International, 3-9-03)
Fiji government senator labels constitution as act of cultural genocide
government senator says the 1997 constitution is an act of cultural genocide against the indigenous Fijian people punishable by the International Court of Justice.
The Fiji Times
says Senator Ravuvu
made the comment when calling for a review of the constitution in the Upper House.
says the constitution has alien valued and ideologies which do not safeguard the indigenous people.
says it has increasingly marginalised the owners of the land, and their inherent cultural rights and heritage.
says the constitution strives to enhance equality among all races but this has diminished and diffused the special position of the indigenous population in their own country.
Senator Ravuvu chaired the post-coup interim administration's constitution review committee which was declared illegal by the high court.
IMPLEMENTING LIS/GIS FROM A CUSTOMARY LAND TENURE PERSPECTIVE - THE FIJI EXPERIENCE
The contributions offered by Professor Asesela Ravuvu of the Institute of Pacific Studies and Professor Ron Crocombe; Drs.
Grants List, Fiscal Year 1995
Dr. Randolph R. Thaman, Professor of Pacific Island Biogeography, The University of the South Pacific · Dr. Asesela Ravuvu, Professor of Pacific Studies and Director, Institute of Pacific Studies (same institution) · Jale Baba, Project Manager, Koroyanitu National Park Project and Special Projects Officer, Fiji Pine Commission.