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Statement by Ambassador Peter Thomson, Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations, to the General Debate of High Level Political Forum, under the Auspices of ECOSOC

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
New York

Mr President,

It is my honour to deliver this statement on behalf of Fiji and its fraternal Melanesian neighbours Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu , to the High Level Political Forum on the selected theme of  “Achieving the MDGs and charting the way for an ambitious post-2015 development agenda, including the SDGs”.

Guinea-Bissau and Fiji Formalise Diplomatic Relations

Monday, July 7, 2014
New York

The Republic of Guinea-Bissau and the Republic of Fiji formalised diplomatic relations in a ceremony at the Permanent Mission of Fiji to the United Nations in New York today. At the ceremony, the Permanent Representative of Guinea-Bissau to the United Nations, Ambassador Joao Soares Da Gama, and his Fijian counterpart, Ambassador Peter Thomson, signed a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between the two nations.

Fiji Addresses High Level Political Forum

Thursday, July 3, 2014
New York

Speaking at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable development in New York today, Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Thomson, urged the international community to hear the voices of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS).  He said that if they listened well, they would hear that what the island countries were articulating was for the good of the whole planet, not just that of SIDS.


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