Foreign Ministers of Fiji and Australia Meet

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
New York

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ratu Inoke Kubuabola has held key bilateral meetings while in New York for the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly's High Level Week. These have included bilateral meetings with his counterparts from New Zealand, the Honourable Murray McCully, and the Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs the Honourable Julie Bishop.

Kubuabola Meets Climate Chief

Monday, September 23, 2013
New York

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola today met with Ms Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the margins of the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Fiji Chairs Annual G77 Senior Officials Meeting

Monday, September 23, 2013
New York

Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Thomson chaired the annual G77 Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) at the UN Headquarters in New York on 23 September 2013.

The SOM was a preparatory meeting for the annual G77 Foreign Ministerial Meeting, scheduled to be held on 26 September at the margins of the United Nations General Assembly.

Prime Minister Meets Director General of Food and Agricultural Organization and Receives Accolades for Fiji's Achievements in Halving Hunger in Fiji

Monday, September 23, 2013
New York

Fijian Prime Minister Josaia V. Bainimarama met today with the Director-General of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Dr. Jose Graciano da Silva of Brazil.

Prime Minister Bainimarama of Fiji and the FAO Director General Dr. Jose Graciano da Silva

Prime Minister Meets with Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation

Monday, September 23, 2013
New York

Prime Minister Josaia V. Bainimarama met today with the Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), H.E. Li Yong, at UN Headquarters in New York.

Prime Minister Josaia V. Bainimarama meets with Director General of UNIDO H.E. Li Yong

Uganda and Fiji Establish Diplomatic Relations

Monday, September 16, 2013
New York

The Republic of Uganda and the Republic of Fiji formalised diplomatic relations at a ceremony at the Uganda Mission to the United Nations in New York on 16th September, 2013. The Permanent Representative of Uganda to the United Nations, Ambassador Dr. Richard Nduhuura and his Fiji counterpart, Ambassador Peter Thomson, today signed a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between the two States.

Ambassadors Nduhuura and Thomson at the formalization ceremony

Fiji and Guatemala Establish Diplomatic Relations

Friday, September 13, 2013
New York

The Republic of Guatemala and the Republic of Fiji formalized diplomatic relations at a ceremony at the Fiji Mission to the United Nations in New York on 13th September, 2013. The Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the United Nations, Ambassador Gert Rosenthal and his Fiji counterpart, Ambassador Peter Thomson, today signed a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between the two States.

Ambassador Thomson of Fiji and Ambassador Rosenthal of Guatemala formalize diplomatic relations between their two countries

Fiji Delivers Statement to the UN Security Council

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
New York

Fiji's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Thomson, addressed the Security Council today in the context of the Council's Open Debate on “Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and sub regional organisations in maintaining international peace and security”. The Security Council meeting was chaired by President Cristina Kirchner of Argentina.

Ambassador Thomson Addressing the UN Security Council

Costa Rica and Fiji Establish Diplomatic Relations

Friday, August 2, 2013
New York

The Republic of Costa Rica and the Republic of Fiji formalised diplomatic relations at a ceremony at the Fiji Mission to the United Nations in New York on 2nd August, 2013. The Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations, Ambassador Eduardo Ulibarri and his Fiji counterpart, Ambassador Peter Thomson, today signed a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between the two States.

Ambassadors Ulibarri and Thomson at the formalization ceremony

19th Session of the International Seabed Authority

Saturday, July 20, 2013
Kingston, Jamaica

The Fiji delegation to the 19th Session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA), currently underway in Kingston, Jamaica, has advised the ISA of Fiji’s recently promulgated law pertaining to deep sea minerals in international waters.  Earlier this month, Fiji’s Cabinet approved the International Seabed Mineral Management Decree 2013. The Fiji decree is one of the first pieces of national law for the management and regulation of seabed mineral activities in international waters.

Fiji Delegation at the 19th Session of the International Seabed Authority

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