Fiji Woman named first Pacific Counsel to the International Criminal CourtWebsite Administrator
Fiji Lawyer Ms Ana Tuiketei Bolabiu has become the first Pacific counsel on a global roster working for the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague.
Ms Bolabiu is a Legal Consultant and graduated from the University of the South Pacific (USP). She is a sessional lecturer with the School of Law, University of the South Pacific; University of Fiji and a part time consultant with the Fiji National University. She is also a Deputy Director of the Institute of Small and Micro States that is based in the United Kingdom. She currently an Executive Board Member for the Fiji Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Fijian Holdings Limited Fund Management Limited; Employment Relations Advisory Board; the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant; Haus of Khameleon; and a former Vice President of the Fiji Women Lawyers Association. She is the only Fijian female accredited World Rugby Judicial
Office and is one of only two women that are Oceanic Judicial Officers. She has also been involved in presenting before the Fiji Parliamentary Committees; drafting legislative reviews, strategic policies and industry negotiations for regional institutions such as University of the South Pacific, Fiji National University, Ministry of Health, Fiji Employers Federation; Fiji Hotel Association, statutory bodies, non-profit organisations; international organisations, private and public sector organisations. Ms Boliabiu comes with a wealth of experience, knowledge and extensive professional exposure not only limited to Fiji’s domestic public policy and private sector engagement, but with international professional perspective, engagement and experience. She is married to rugby referee, World Rugby Educator and Entrepreneur, James Bolabiu. We wish her all the best taking on her new role with the International Criminal Court.