Transparency International (TI) Fiji
Transparency International (TI) Fiji is an independent, non-government and non-partisan organisation dedicated to promoting a culture of zero corruption. Their core values include transparency, accountability, integrity, honesty, courage and solidarity.
TI Fiji works with citizens, schools and community and government organisations, and provides them with information, tools, skills, training and confidence to better understand and fight corruption. TI Fiji engages with citizens and groups via specialized workshops, outreach activities, school visits, media engagement, social media networks, membership drives, and one-on-one discussions.
TI Fiji was established in Suva by several concerned businessmen and women on 9 March 1999. It is the Fiji Chapter of the worldwide Transparency International organisation.
TI Fiji is registered under Fiji's Company Act as a private company limited by guarantee and not having share capital. In accordance with its Articles of Association, TI Fiji currently has a five-member Board of Directors elected at TI Fiji's Annual General Meeting.
They envisage a Fiji free of corruption.
They seek to eradicate corruption by mobilising stakeholders to promote and strengthen integrity and ethics.
To strengthen TI Fiji’s organizational capacity, membership and resources so that it contributes effectively to fighting corruption.
They value transparency, accountability, integrity, justice, equality, courage, democracy, peace and stability.
How is TI Fiji's mission achieved?
- Building national coalitions embracing the state, civil society and the private sector in order to fight domestic and international corruption.
- Co-operating with and supporting other National Chapters to implement TI's mission.
- Assisting in the design and implementation of effective national checks and balances and institutional pillars that form a society, including the government, courts, media, civil society and business sector, to ensure the extent and causes of corruption are eliminated.
- Collecting, analysing, considering and disseminating information and raising public awareness on the damaging impact of corruption on human and economic development.
- Empowering citizens to actively participate in the fight against corruption - TI Fiji's Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (ALAC) is a strong example of this, as it assists clients in finding solutions to their experiences with corrupt practices.See more