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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

Statement at the High Level Segment of the 28th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Monday, March 2, 2015
Geneva, Switzerland

Mr President;

My Fellow Heads of Government;

Your Excellencies; 

Ladies and Gentlemen.

It is an honour for me, as the Prime Minister of Fiji, to take part in this High Level Segment of the Human Rights Council – the first since we established our Mission here in Geneva last June.


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