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Fijian Envoy Delivers Statement at UN on Sustainable Development Goals

Monday, November 25, 2013
New York

Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Thomson, has urged the global community to recognise that inclusive and sustained economic growth is absolutely necessary for the imperative of poverty eradication.

Burkina Faso and Fiji Establish Diplomatic Relations

Thursday, November 21, 2013
New York

The Government of Burkina Faso and the Republic of Fiji formalised diplomatic relations at a ceremony at the Fiji Mission to the United Nations in New York on 22 November 2013. The Permanent Representative of Burkina Faso to the United Nations, Ambassador Der Kogda and his Fijian counterpart, Ambassador Peter Thomson, signed the joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between the two States.

Ambassadors Kogda and Thomson at the formalization ceremony
Ambassadors Kogda and Thomson at the formalization ceremony

G77 Chair Advocates for Sanitation

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
New York

Speaking in Fiji’s capacity as 2013 Chair of the Group of 77 and China, Fijian Ambassador Peter Thomson, today addressed the United Nations on the importance of giving prominence to improved sanitation in the global Post-2015 Development Agenda. The focus in New York today on sanitation was due to 19th November being designated by the United Nations as “World Toilet Day”.

Ambassador Thomson addressing UN on World Toilet Day


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