FIJI FORMALIZES UNIFIL PARTICIPATION

Friday, June 24, 2016
New York

FIJI FORMALIZES UNIFIL PARTICIPATION

A signing ceremony held at the United Nations in New York on 23 June, formalized the Government of Fiji’s provision of personnel and services to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). In 2014, Fiji deployed an RFMF infantry company to UNIFIL to serve as UNIFIL’s Multi-Task Protection Force Unit (MTPFU).

Mrs Ban presents International Bazaar Funds to UNICEF Pacific for Winston Victims

Thursday, June 23, 2016
New York

Mrs Ban presents International Bazaar Funds to UNICEF Pacific for Winston Victims

At a ceremony held at the Permanent Mission of Fiji to the UN today, Madam Ban Soon-taek, the wife of the UN Secretary-General presented a cheque of US $20,000 to UNICEF Pacific to assist the victims of Tropical Cyclone Winston.  Madam. Ban presented the cheque to the UNICEF Executive Director, Mr. Anthony Lake, on behalf of the United Nations International Bazaar.

FIJI'S CANDIDATE PREVAILS IN CONTEST FOR UNGA PRESIDENCY

Monday, June 13, 2016
New York

FIJI'S CANDIDATE PREVAILS IN CONTEST FOR UNGA PRESIDENCY

FORMER PRESIDENT ATTENDS HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON HIV/AIDS

Saturday, June 11, 2016
New York

FORMER PRESIDENT ATTENDS HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON HIV/AIDS        

Fiji’s former President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau attended the United Nations High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS in New York from 8 to 10 June. The former President was invited in his capacity as the UN AIDS Goodwill Ambassador for HIV/AIDS in the Pacific and in recognition of his longstanding advocacy against the spread of HIV/AIDS epidemic in Fiji and the Pacific Islands region.

MINISTER KUBUABOLA MEETS WITH UAE MINISTER OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS IN ABU DHABI

Monday, May 23, 2016
Abu Dhabi

MINISTER KUBUABOLA MEETS WITH UAE MINISTER OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS IN ABU DHABI

Fiji’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Ratu Inoke Kubuabola held bilateral talks with the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs – H.E. Dr. Anwar Gargash in Abu Dhabi.

 

Ahead of Paris Agreement signing, cyclone-hit Fiji champions climate change action

Monday, April 18, 2016
New York

Click the link below to view full story:

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=53713#.VxVIckwrKUk
 

Interview with Fiji's Permanent Representative to the UN on the devastation of Cyclone Winston

Saturday, April 16, 2016
New York

Click the link below to watch full interview:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eH7e3svnloY

Fiji Ratifies UN Convention Against Torture

Monday, March 14, 2016
New York

The Government of Fiji today became the 158th country to ratify the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Fiji’s Instrument of Ratification of the Convention was deposited at the Treaty Section of the United Nations in New York today by Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Thomson.

Fiji TC Winston Flash Appeal

Thursday, March 3, 2016
New York

Fiji Assessing Needs in Wake of Worst-Ever Cyclone

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
New York

The extent of destruction from Tropical Cyclone Winston, the Southern Hemisphere’s strongest tropical storm on record and the worst-ever to hit Fiji, are being assessed as emergency crews reach hardest-hit outlying islands and other areas isolated by storm damage.

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