Fiji Sun Online 21st February 2018

Shalvi Shakshi and Timoci Naulusala, our young climate change champions, have been assured that their voices will be heard by their peers and leaders in the Commonwealth.

The assurance came from Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Baroness Patricia Scotland.

Ms Scotland yesterday received a document on climate change from the two on behalf of young Fijians on the beach at the Sheraton Fiji Resort, Denarau, Nadi. She praised them and vowed to deliver their plea in April this year, as the United Kingdom will host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Leaders from all the member countries are expected to gather in London and Windsor.

The two disembarked off a Fijian Drua (double hull canoe) on the beachfront, escorted by muscular iTaukei warriors and cheered on by tourists who are holidaying in the country.

Amid cheers and applause the duo handed over the document to Baroness Scotland.

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