Sirino Rakabi, International Resident Researcher

Sirino Rakabi is an international resident researcher at the Kettering Foundation.

Rakabi is the ecumenical and self-determination project officer for the Pacific Conference of Churches, a Pacific region faith-based NGO. He works to promote and strengthen ecumenical relationships among Christian churches in the Pacific region to advocate on social justice, political, and economic self-determination.

Rakabi’s research interests include politics in Fiji and the role of churches to ecumenically contribute in redeeming the individual and social dignity of the people of Fiji.

Rakabi holds a diploma in theology and philosophy from the Pacific Regional Seminary, a bachelor of arts in psychology and industrial relations, postgraduate diplomas in Pacific studies and psychology, and an MA in diplomacy and international affairs (world politics).