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Nauru

Yearbook 1999

Nauru. According to Countryaah official website, President Bernard Dowiyogo was forced to resign in April after losing a vote of confidence in Parliament. He was succeeded by René Harris, Member of Parliament since 1977 and former head of the state phosphate company.

1999 Nauru

Nauru joined the Commonwealth in June, where the country was previously an associate member. Three months later, N. entered the UN. The WTO's decision to adopt the country as a member was unanimous, despite China expressing doubts because N. has diplomatic relations with Taiwan.

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