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Fiji Times, 24th September 2018

FIJI has been invited by the United Nations to work closely with them to shape next year’s UN Climate Summit convening on September 17 in 2019.

Fiji’s global leadership on climate change and oceans was praised by the president of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, at a meeting in in New York with Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama.

Mr Bainimarama met Ms Garcés to talk about a range of issues, including the need for closer collaboration between Fiji and the UNGA to make the UN more relevant to Fijian communities, families and ordinary citizens.

The Fijian PM outlined his priorities for the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly and conveyed his full support towards Ms Garcés in her leadership of the session.

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