Bilateral relations Switzerland–Fiji

Relations between Switzerland and the Fiji Islands are marginal. There is no commercial exchange worth mentioning with this thinly-populated Pacific Island state.

Key aspects of diplomatic relations

Switzerland and the Fiji islands maintain sporadic contact, and the two countries occasionally cooperate within a multilateral framework. The Swiss embassy in New Zealand is responsible for Fidgi. On the 14.11.2012 an honorary consulate was opened in Suva.

Bilateral treaties

Official website of Fiji

Cooperation in the domain of education

Scholars and artists from Fiji can apply to the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships

Swiss nationals in Fiji

At the end of 2011, 32 Swiss nationals were resident Fiji, making it host to a relatively large Swiss colony.

History of bilateral relations

Due to the universality of its foreign policy, Switzerland established diplomatic relations with the Republic of Fiji in 1989.