16 January, Geneva: Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Ambassador Nazhat Shameem Khan moderated at a preparatory briefing of the UN High Level Oceans Conference which will be co-hosted by Fiji in New York later this year.
13 January, Paris: Fiji’s Minister for Rural and Maritime Development, Agriculture and National Disaster Management Hon. Inia Seruiratu held talks this week with France’s Climate Change Team in Paris.
13 January, Paris: Fiji’s Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management Hon. Inia Seruiratu attended a High Level Climate Change Champions Briefing and Planning Meeting in preparation for this year’s 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change.
Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama recently received the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Belgium, Hon. Didier Reynders.
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today received a FJD224,000 cheque donation from Chinese Ambassador H.E. Zhang Ping in support of Fiji’s presidency at the 23rd Session of the Conference of Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change.
The Tropical Disturbance (TD04F) has shown signs of intensification over the last 24 hours and has been slow moving. TD04F was located near 14.5 South latitude and 175.3 East longitude or about 190km Southwest of Rotuma and about 430km North-northwest of Nadi at 1pm today.
Today, along with hundreds of millions of people around the world, our Fijian Muslim brothers and sister are celebrating the birth and life of the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. Every year, this occasion serves as an opportunity to appreciate the diversity of thought we enjoy in our society.
The Fijian Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Hon. Faiyaz Koya, has called for immediate discussions on the impact that the United Kingdom’s (UK) withdrawal from the European Union (EU) will have on relationships between the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP), the EU and the UK.
The Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Mr. Tao Zhang, has praised the Fijian Government’s reconstruction efforts following Cyclone Winston as “quick and admirable” following a meeting with Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed Khaiyum.
Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has highlighted Fiji’s progress in combatting institutional and systemic racism to the UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Mr. Mutuma Ruteere, at a meeting in Suva.