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Statement by Hon. Rosy Sofia Akbar, Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation at the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
New York

Madam Chair,

Allow me to offer my congratulations and that of my delegation to you and your Bureau on your election. I can assure you of our delegations full support as we look forward to a fruitful two week of conferencing ahead.

Fiji aligns itself with the statements delivered by the distinguished representatives of South Africa on behalf of the Group of 77 and China, and by the Kingdom of Tonga on behalf of the Pacific Small Island Developing States.

Head of UN Women and Fijian Minister for Women Discuss Gender-Based Violence

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
New York

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Hon. Rosy Sofia Akbar met today in New York with the Executive Director for UN Women, Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the UN Headquarters. Their talks focused on worldwide efforts to combat the wide-spread problem of Gender-Based Violence (GBV).

Hon Minister Sofia Akbar and the Executive Director of UN Women, Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Fijian Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama Addresses UN Human Rights Council in Geneva

Monday, March 2, 2015
New York


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