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Fijian Prime Minister Holds Bilateral Talks with Chinese President

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Hon. Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama led bilateral talks with the President of the People's Republic of China, H.E. Xi Jinping at Nadi this morning.

During the bilateral talks, H.E. President Xi congratulated the Fijian Prime Minister on the success of the 2014 Fijian elections. He also commended the Government on achievements in nation building and economic and social developemnt in recent years.

Fiji Contributes to UN Security Council Debate on Women, Peace and Security

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
New York

At the United Nations Security Council open debate on Women, Peace and Security in New Yok today, the provision of freedom from unfair discrimination based on sex or gender that it is enshrined in Fiji's 2013 Constitution was extolled. Fiji's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Thomson, told the Security Council that Fiji was committed to increasing women's participation in decision-making and in political, social and economic processes at all levels.

The Fiji statement being delivered in the Council Security

The Gambia and Fiji Establish Diplomatic Relations

Friday, October 24, 2014
New York

The Republic of The Gambia and the Republic of Fiji formalized diplomatic relations at a ceremony at the Permanent Mission of Fiji to the United Nations in New York on 24 October, 2014. The Permanent Representative of The Gambia to the United Nations, Ambassador MamadouTangaraand his Fiji counterpart, Ambassador Peter Thomson, signed a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between the two States.

Ambassadors Thomson and Tangara at the formalization ceremony with diplomats from The Gambia and Fiji Permanent Missions

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.

China and Fiji Bilateral Meeting

Saturday, September 27, 2014
New York

The Foreign Ministers of China and Fiji held a bilateral meeting at the UN Headquarters today. At the meeting, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi congratulated Fiji on the successful conclusion of national elections and the formation of the new government.

Fijian Foreign Minister, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola thanked China for its steadfast support in recent years and for its financial assistance towards the holding of the elections.

Left to right: Fijian Foreign Minister, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Russia and Fiji Bilateral Meeting

Saturday, September 27, 2014
New York

Fijian Prime Minister, Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, held a bilateral meeting today at the United Nations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Minister Lavrov warmly congratulated the Prime Minister for the successful completion of the Fiji general elections and for the Prime Minister's victory. Prime Minister Bainimarama thanked Russia for its most helpful participation in the Multinational Observer Group that oversaw the Fiji elections.

Left to Right: Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov and Fijian Prime Minister, Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama

Prime Minister Bainimarama Meets Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Friday, September 26, 2014
New York


Fiji's Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama met at the United Nations today with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The Secretary General warmly congratulated Fiji's Prime Minister for the successful completion of the recent Fiji general elections, and for Fiji's people choosing him to lead the nation.

Mr. Ban congratulated Fiji for the free, fair, and democratic manner in which the elections were conducted.

UNPhoto/Eskinder Debebe



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