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Fiji Speaks at Debate on General and Complete Disarmament

Monday, October 20, 2014
New York

Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) are committed to finding genuine and durable solutions so that nuclear weapons are never again used. Speaking on behalf of PSIDS at the United Nations General Assembly today, Fiji's Permanent Representative Ambassador Peter Thomson, called upon nuclear-weapon States to reduce and ultimately eliminate all types of nuclear weapons.

Ambassador Peter Thomson at the General Debate

Fiji Day Celebrated at the United Nations

Friday, October 10, 2014
New York

Fiji Day was celebrated in New York today when Fijian diplomats hosted a Fiji Day luncheon at the United Nations. In attendance were seventy Ambassadors from all regions of the world, including members of the Security Council, the President of the Group of 77 and China, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand.

Fiji Day Address by H.E. Ratu Epeli Nailatikau

Friday, October 10, 2014
Fiji

MY FELLOW FIJIANS,

ONCE AGAIN, WE ARE ALL CELEBRATING FIJI DAY – 44 YEARS AFTER OUR FLAG WAS FIRST RAISED ON INDEPENDENCE DAY 1970.

OF ALL OUR FIJI DAYS SINCE THEN, THIS IS THE MOST JOYOUS. BECAUSE WE HAVE OPENED A NEW CHAPTER IN OUR NATIONAL LIFE THAT OFFERS GREAT PROMISE FOR EVERY FIJIAN NOW AND INTO THE FUTURE.

I JOIN YOU IN YOUR HOMES TONIGHT TOWARDS THE END OF A MOMENTOUS WEEK IN WHICH HISTORY WAS MADE AND WHICH MANY OF US WILL NEVER FORGET.

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