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Kyrgyzstan and Fiji Establish Diplomatic Relations

Friday, February 14, 2014
New York

The Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Fiji formalised diplomatic relations at a ceremony at the Fiji Mission to the United Nations in New York on 14 February 2014. The Permanent Representative of the Kyrgyzstan to the United Nations, Ambassador Talaibek Kydyrov, and his Fijian counterpart, Ambassador Peter Thomson, signed a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between the two nations.

Ambassadors Kydyrov and Thomson at today’s formalization ceremony

Fiji Chairs Joint Meeting of Executive Boards of UN System

Monday, February 3, 2014
New York

The 2014 joint meeting of the executive boards of UNDP, UNFPA, UNOPS, UNICEF, UN-Women and WFP met in New York today.  The annual joint meeting is convened to enable the major UN funds and programme to enhance coherence in their work.  The afternoon session of the joint meeting was chaired by Fiji's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Thomson.

Fiji Presides at First Regular Session 2014 of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board

Monday, January 27, 2014
New York

The First Regular Session in 2014 of the Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS got underway in New York today under the chairmanship of the Executive Board’s 2014 President, Ambassador Peter Thomson. UNDP Administrator, Miss Helen Clark, was present to address the Executive Board, along with the UNDP Assistant Administrators for Africa and for Asia-Pacific.

Fiji’s Ambassador Peter Thomson, President of the Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS and UNDP Administrator, Miss Helen Clark, at the UN today


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