A tripartite delegation consisting of the Fijian Government, employers’ representative and workers’ representative is attending the International Labour Organisation 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting in Bali Indonesia this week from 6 to 9 December 2016 to discuss regional world-of-work priorities and the vision for decent work.
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has raised Fiji’s lack of visa free access to Schengen countries amid a wide-ranging discussion with the President of the European Council, Mr. Donald Tusk, on areas of mutual interest between Fiji and the European Union.
The latest Amnesty International report on Fiji is biased, selective and does not reflect the true position in Fiji or the great strides that we have made as a nation to deal with the issue of torture.
Tate & Lyle PLC, a London-based sugar refiner, has reasserted its commitment to a long-term partnership with the Fijian Government at a meeting held in London with a Fijian sugar delegation led by Prime Minister and Minister for Sugar Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama.
The Commonwealth Secretariat has commended Fiji’s leadership on climate change and assured its full support for Fiji’s Presidency at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP-23) at a meeting in London held between Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and Commonwealth Secretariat Secretary-General Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland.
As part of a global effort to build support for Fiji’s presidential agenda at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP-23), Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has outlined Fiji’s plans for the presidency at a meeting with the United Kingdom’s Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rt. Hon. Baroness Anelay of St. Johns.
To strengthen regional cooperation to address the growing challenge of refugee populations in the Pacific, Fiji hosted the inaugural Pacific Regional Meeting on Protection from 29-30 November 2016 in Nadi in partnership with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
Fiji has secured greater access to solar financing, technologies, research and development opportunities, and capacity-building programmes following Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s signing of the Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA).
His Excellency the President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konousi Konrote today received a courtesy call from the Asia-Pacific Scout Region's regional director, Jose Rizal Pangilinan of the Philippines.
The European Union is looking to expand direct budget support to Fiji through the Ministry of Economy to fund a range of collaborative development programmes.