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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

Lithuania and Fiji Establish Diplomatic Relations

Friday, January 24, 2014
New York

The Republic of Lithuania and the Republic of Fiji formalised diplomatic relations at a ceremony at the Fiji Mission to the United Nations in New York on 24 January 2014. The Permanent Representative of the Lithuania to the United Nations, Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaite, and her Fijian counterpart, Ambassador Peter Thomson, signed a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between the two nations.

Ambassadors Murmokaite and Thomson at the formalization ceremony

Fiji Elected to Preside Over UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board for 2014

Thursday, January 9, 2014
New York

Fiji's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, announced today that Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations His Excellency Peter Thomson has today been elected as the President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the year 2014.

Ambassador Thomson takes his seat as 2014 President of the Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS
2013 President of Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS, Ambassador Olhaye of Djibouti, congratulates incoming 2014 President, Ambassador Thomson of Fiji


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