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     Government of the Republic of Fiji

  Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    A Better Fiji through Excellence in Foreign Service

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Protocol and Consular

OUR KEY RESPONSIBILITY

The Protocol and Consular Division oversees the adherence to and the correct application of National and International Protocols. Nationally, this involves the State, the Government and the Vanua. Internationally this would mean the various conventions and agreements that Fiji is a party to.

The Division ensures that diplomatic obligations are accorded to diplomatic missions, the diplomatic community, regional and international organizations under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (1961) the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (1963) and Fiji’s Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act (1971) in order to enhance Fiji’s international standing and strengthen its diplomatic ties.

The Division also ensures that diplomats including international public servants based in Fiji, adhere to diplomatic conventions and laws under the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act.

The Division is also responsible for planning and coordinating regional and international conferences hosted by the Government of Fiji and carries out protocol arrangements for distinguished guests of the state and for dignitaries travelling overseas.