As a Pacific Island nation, we continue to punch above our weight in terms of playing a leadership role in the international arena.
From COP23 presidency, Presidency of the UN General Assembly, to chairing the G77, it is safe to say that we are a trailblazing nation. And once again this rings true after Fiji was offered a seat in the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Fiji was elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council last week at the UN General Assembly. Fiji received 187 votes. The membership is for a period of three years beginning on January 1, 2019.