Fiji Time: 12:38 AM on Wednesday 1 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Former judge takes up Geneva posting

By TEVITA VUIBAU
Thursday, May 08, 2014

Update: 2:01PM FORMER High Court judge Nazhat Shameem has been appointed Fiji's first permanent representative to the United Nations office in Geneva.

"Ms Shameem's wide experience in the civil service, her extensive legal background and expertise makes her a suitable candidate for the type of work and advocacy required of Fiji's representative in Geneva," the Ministry of Information said in a statement this morning.

She is expected to begin her new posting in Geneva, Switzerland later this month.

Fiji's mission in Geneva is expected to be officially opened in June.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. A star is born
  2. Players share winning prize
  3. An experience of a lifetime
  4. Title defence
  5. One-off payout
  6. FNPF: Scheme review
  7. Fire destroys house, family homeless
  8. 4000 in need of accommodation
  9. Authority wins praises
  10. Free milk initiative

Top Stories this Week

  1. Rape on duty Wednesday (25 Mar)
  2. INQUIRY: Baby given wrong injection Friday (27 Mar)
  3. HK 7s risk Thursday (26 Mar)
  4. Champions Monday (30 Mar)
  5. A star is born Tuesday (31 Mar)
  6. Fiji 7s inspires college in win Wednesday (25 Mar)
  7. Strong start Friday (27 Mar)
  8. 'Ruthless' Sunday (29 Mar)
  9. Road accidents claim five lives over the weekend Monday (30 Mar)
  10. $8k fortnightly income Thursday (26 Mar)