The Attorney-General and Minister Responsible for Climate Change addressed the High-Level representatives of the G20 at the inaugural dialogue between the G20 and the V20 following the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings in Washington.
During his address at the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition’s (CPLC) High-Level Assembly, Fijian Attorney-General and Minister Responsible for Climate Change, Hon. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, urged priority be given to climate change adaptation for small states as opposed to the adoption of carbon pricing, given their negligible carbon footprints.
Every year, this weekend is filled with triumphs and disappointments. But for these student athletes to have even made it this far to compete at this level is a big accomplishment.
Fiji’s preparations for its upcoming presidency at this year’s UN Climate Chance Conference (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany dominated talks between Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and China’s Special Representative of Climate Change Affairs, Mr. Xie Zhenhua, at a meeting held in Suva.
Tonight, that victory will be immortalised with the launch of a commemorative banknote and coin that honour our players, coaches and staff and give their victory the ever-lasting place in our history it deserves.