Thursday, March 14, 2019

Nauru: The Gap Between Perception and Reality Essay -- Country Analysi

It would be easy to overlook the third smallest commonwealth in the world as a frivolous waste of time. naught could be further from the truth in regards to the island of Nauru. It is a multifarious state described as almost a topographical micro virgule of paradise. The Nauruan people have formed a democratic commonwealth with a constitution safeguarding liberties and ensuring prosperity. At least this is according to the Nauru websites available to the public. Countries ofttimes present themselves as a glossy postcard picture on the outside. This picture does not always match the reality of what is on the inside. feeling at what the Nauruan Government and Tourist Organization have to swear can serve as a baseline for comparison to the realities that Nauru is facing and the gap between the two.Nauru is a small island located only 26 miles south of the equator with a land mass of just over eight squ are miles. The governance describes the island purely in topographi cal terms as surrounded by a coral reef, exposed at let loose tide and dotted with pinnacles. The reef is bound seaward by thickset water, and inside by a sandy beach. The presence of the reef has prevented the brass of a seaport a 150300 meter wide-cut fertile coastal strip lies landward from the beach. Coral cliffs surround the primal plateau. The only fertile areas are the narrow coastal belt (Republic of Nauru RON, 2012, p.1). The Nauru government is also very proud of their parliamentary democracy and much of their website explains not only the freedom but also compulsory voting at age twenty and above. Their constitution also touts the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms much(prenominal) as life, liberty, security of the person, the enjoyment of property and th... ...all, D. (2009). Doomed Island Naurus short-sightedness and resulting decline are an urgent warning to the rest of the planet. Alternatives Journal, 35(1), 34-37.Nauru Tourism, section of Ec onomic Development.(2012). Unique Nauru. Retrieved on 27 may 2012 from http//, S. (2007, Mar 28). South pacific Island nations struggle with fleshiness epidemic. Global Information Network, pp. 1. http// =38569The Republic of Nauru.(2011). Republic of Nauru. Retrieved on 27 May 2012 from http// Republic of Nauru.(2011). The constitution of Nauru. Retrieved on 27 May 2012 from http//, Department of State Website(2012) Background Note Nauru. Retrieved on 27 May 2012 from http//

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