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Statement on behalf of the Group of 77 and China by H.E. J.V. Bainimarama, Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji, Chairman of the Group of 77 and China, at the Special High Level Meeting of the Economic and Social Council

Monday, April 22, 2013
New York

Mr. President,

1. I have the honour to deliver this statement on behalf of the Group of 77 and China.

Fiji Prime Minister Attends the Special High Level Meeting of the ECOSOC in New York

Monday, April 22, 2013
New York

In his capacity as Chair of the Group of 77 and China, Fiji’s Prime Minister, Commodore Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, today attended the Special High Level Meeting of the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) with the Bretton Woods Institutions, the World Trade Organization, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

Prime Minister Bainimarama delivers a statement on behalf of the Group of 77 & China at the High Level Meeting of the Economic and Social Council
left to right: President of ECOSOC, Ambassador Nestor Osorio, Ambassador Thomson of Fiji, and Prime Minister Bainimarama
left to right: Chair of the Non-Aligned Movement, Ambassador Mohammad Khazaee of Iran and Prime Minister Bainimarama

Fiji Presents ECOSOC Reform Proposals At United Nations

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
New York

In its capacity as Chair of the Group of 77 and China, Fiji today presented the Group’s position on ECOSOC reforms.  Speaking in the ECOSOC Chamber in New York this morning, Fiji’s Permanent Representative, Ambassador Peter Thomson, said that the relevance and effectiveness of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) has diminished over the years.  He called for a new transformational vision to be brought to ECOSOC to restore and enhance its relevance.

FIJI PRESENTS ECOSOC REFORM PROPOSALS AT UNITED NATIONS

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