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Statement by the Honorable Osea Naiqamu, Minister of Fisheries and Forests of the Republic of Fiji at the High Level Segment of the United Nations Forum on Forests

Friday, May 15, 2015
New York

Mr. Chairman,

I firstly take this opportunity to congratulate you on your appointment as Chairman of the eleventh session of the United Nations Forum on Forests and my delegation is confident that this year’s Forum will be a success under your stewardship. Also I extend the Government of Fiji’s support to you Mr. Chairman during the course of our deliberations in the next couple of days. I also thank the Secretariat for circulating the background information that forms the basis of our deliberations.

Statement by Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji, at the Meeting on Agreement to Institutionalise the Pacific Islands Development Forum

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Your Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic Corps;
Distinguished Guests;
Delegates and Participants;
Ladies and Gentlemen.

Bula vinaka and a very good morning to you all.

I’m delighted to be here this morning to launch the first of two meetings to seek the views of our Pacific partners on a draft agreement to institutionalise the Pacific Islands Development Forum.

Fiji's Permanent Representative Visits the United Nations Disengagement Force (UNDOF)

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Amman, Jordan

Fiji's UN Peacekeepers serving in the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in Golan have been doing an excellent job in difficult circumstances. This was confirmed to Fiji's visiting Ambassador by UNDOF's Force Commander Major-General Thapa.

Major Daunirewa and Ambassador Thomson overlooking Quneitra, the location of last year's abduction of 45 Fijian Peacekeepers
Ambassador Thomson and Colonel Kalouniwai with Lt. Col Leva  and officers of UNDOF's Fijian contingent


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