There are so many talented and well educated young people in Fiji who can speak up clearly without jargon and mixed metaphors. These young teachers, doctors, lawyers, IT experts are not usually in the councils that do all the current talking about 'moving forward' but often they know better than their elders what is needed in Fiji. Let's hear from them.
from the Fiji radio news:
Youths can help restore democracy
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Former Vice President Ratu Joni Madraiwiwi says young professionals in Fiji can help restore democracy by engaging into debates. However, Ratu Joni says the young professionals of Fiji in overseas are still maintaining strong ties with Fiji, and they are doing so just by participating in the debate and making contributions.
“I mean that is the most direct way that you can contribute, taking part just in the debate whether it is letters to the editors, or writing Fiji articles or whatever, but I think it is very important for us to have a debate in all these issues that people contribute so that you can have a variety of opinions so that you can have a variety of opinions so that it can generate discussion and after that discussion something useful can be developed.”