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PM BAINIMARAMA CALLS FOR UNITED GLOBAL RESPONSE TO THE GLOBAL PANDEMIC

Monday, 07 December 2020

Fiji’s Prime Minister, Honourable Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama called on World Leaders to ensure that all countries have equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.

The United Nations convened a special virtual meeting of World Leaders last week in New York to discuss the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic and chart a way forward for global recovery.

Fiji’s Prime Minister joined nearly 100 World leaders at this historic two day meeting of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). This has been the largest meeting of World leaders since the beginning of the pandemic.

PM BAINIMARAMA CONGRATULATES USA’S PRESIDENT-ELECT MR JOE BIDEN

Monday, 09 November 2020

Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama today extended his warmest congratulations to the 46th President-Elect of the United States of America, Mr Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. and his running mate, Vice President-Elect Ms Kamala Devi Harris on winning the country’s 2020 Presidential Election.

FIJI REPRESENTED AT THE UNSC DEBATE ON ‘WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY”

Wednesday, 04 November 2020

In 2000, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) passed a historic resolution on “Women, Peace and Security”. The resolution called on countries to bring women into the heart of UN peace operations; into mediation and conflict resolution; into peace processes and at the table of peace settlements.

UN AND FIJI PARTNERSHIP COMMENDED AT THE UN75 ANNIVERSARY

Sunday, 25 October 2020

In recognition of the historic commemoration of the United Nations (UN) 75th Anniversary, the United Nations in collaboration with Fiji organised a commemorative program yesterday to mark the remarkable partnership between the United Nations and Fiji in advancing the global mandates on universal peace and prosperity.

FIJI JOINS THE UNITED NATIONS IN COMMEMORATING WORLD FOOD DAY

Saturday, 17 October 2020

Fiji joined the United Nations in marking the World Food Day on 16th October, 2020. Officials from the Office of the President and Ministry of Foreign Affairs connected virtually with Rome, Italy to represent Fiji at this important event in the United Nations calendar.

Fiji’s participation is especially significant with the selection of President of the Republic of Fiji, His Excellency Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote as the Eminent Champion of the Food System Summit that will be convened by the UN Secretary General Mr. António Guterres in October next year.

FIJI COMMEMORATES ITS 50 YEARS OF MEMBERSHIP WITH THE UNITED NATIONS

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Fiji today marked 50 years of its membership in the United Nations (UN). In a specially organised commemorative event, the Office of the President in collaboration with the Fiji’s Permanent Mission in New York, marked 50 years of Fiji’s remarkable engagement with the United Nations, since 13th of October 1970.

In a virtual reception held this morning at the State House, the Fijian President Major-General (Ret'd) Jioji Konusi Konrote conveyed Fiji’s statement to commemorate the 50 years of Fiji’s work in the United Nations.

FIJI REAFFIRMS ITS COMMITMENT ADVANCING SDGS ON THE OCCASION OF 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF FIJI’S INDEPENDENCE

Sunday, 11 October 2020

Fiji joined the United Nations on 13th of October 1970, the first Pacific island state to do so. Over the next two decades we welcomed our Pacific neighbours into the UN. We entered the UN with aspirations among our people that Fiji had something good to give to the world and something larger to gain from a multilateral pursuit of peace and multilateral cooperation for the protection of our natural world.

FIJI CALLS ON STRONGER GLOBAL COMMITMENT FOR REALISATION OF CLIMATE ACTIONS

Thursday, 08 October 2020

Prime Minister, Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama delivered a powerful statement today at the UN virtual meeting on “Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) Leaders Event”, held at the margins of UNGA 75.

In reflecting on Fiji’s message conveyed at the Global Smart Energy Summit, PM Bainimarama said that there is a need for countries of the world to embrace firm commitments to curb their emissions –– particularly those with highly-developed economies.

“I made it clear that these commitments, whether for 2030 or 2050, are not aimless targets. They are life-or-death deadlines.

FIJI JOINS UN IN, “ACCELERATING THE REALIZATION OF GENDER EQUALITY AND EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN AND GIRLS”

Monday, 05 October 2020

Advancement of the rights and interests of Women and Girls is at the heart of Fiji’s leadership and National Development priorities. Fiji has conveyed this commitment at the United Nation’s (UN) High Level Meeting, providing opportunity for Member States to present on their country’s actions and commitments towards accelerating the implementation of the Platform for Action.

PSIDS REAFFIRM COMMITMENT TO A “NUCLEAR FREE WORLD”

Saturday, 03 October 2020

Fijian Prime Minister, Honourable Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama in his capacity as the Chair of the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS), called on World Leaders to advance the United Nation’s mandate to create a “Nuclear Free World.”

Delivering a statement today on behalf of PSIDS at the “Commemoration and Promotion of International Day against Nuclear Explosions,” an event hosted by the President of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, His Excellency Volkan Bozkir, at the margins of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 75).