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    Functions of Parliament Underscore Sustainable Development Agenda

Functions of Parliament Underscore Sustainable Development Agenda

The key functions of Parliament in the scrutiny of legislation, representation and oversight, underscores its central role in the sustainable development agenda. Therefore, the capacities for Members of Parliament to

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    President Konrote Urges World Council Support For COP23

President Konrote Urges World Council Support For COP23

The President of Fiji Major-General (Retired) Jioji Konrote has called for the World Council of Churches to support Fiji’s presidency at the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23). Major-General (Ret’d) Konrote

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    British Back Our COP23 Role With $4.4M

British Back Our COP23 Role With $4.4M

The British Government has given $4.4million to assist our preparations for the COP23 meeting in Bonn, Germany, in November. The British High Commissioner to Fiji, Melanie Hopkins, made the announcement

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    Negotiator Khan Calls for More Pacific Voices at COP23

Negotiator Khan Calls for More Pacific Voices at COP23

Conference of Parties 23 (COP23) Negotiator has called for more Pacific voices at the climate change summit in Bonn in November. Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva,

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    Letters To The Editor, July 21st, 2017

Letters To The Editor, July 21st, 2017

Clarifications from Late Mr Kanwal’s Family Kanwal Family, Ba With reference to Kirti Patel’s letter “Demise of a legend” published in Your Views (20/07), the late Mr Jogindar Singh Kanwal

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    French President Invites Our PM For Special Paris Summit

French President Invites Our PM For Special Paris Summit

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has been invited to a special summit of global leaders by the President of France, Emmanuel Macron in Paris in December. Mr Bainimarama announced this during

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    UniFiji Takes Lead Role On  Climate Change Seminars

UniFiji Takes Lead Role On Climate Change Seminars

In a bid to support the Government’s initiatives on climate change, the University of Fiji is holding COP23 seminars in their Saweni campus in Lautoka. This is part of their

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    New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett Reaffirms NZ Support For Fiji

New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett Reaffirms NZ Support For Fiji

New Zealand’s deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett has reaffirmed NZ’s support for Fijian presidency of COP23. She made the comment on her arrival at Nadi International Airport last night. She said

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    New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister To Be Here For COP23 Talks

New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister To Be Here For COP23 Talks

New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Climate Change Issues Paula Bennett will be arriving in the country this Sunday. She will be joining regional leaders for a two-day

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Impressive Panel Lineup At Climate Meeting

  Impressive Panel Lineup At Climate Meeting

There is an expectation that through our presidency of COP23, the voices of the Pacific would be heard, said Minister

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India Contributes F$2.02 Million Towards Fiji’s COP23 Presidency

  India Contributes F$2.02 Million Towards Fiji’s COP23 Presidency

Prime Minister and incoming COP23 President, Voreqe Bainimarama, yesterday received a cheque donation of F$2.02 million from the Indian government

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U.S. 3 Back PM

  U.S. 3 Back PM

Three United States governors are backing the Fijian presidency of COP23. One of them, Californian Governor Jerry Brown Jr, was

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PM Sets Dates And Invites Pacific Leaders

  PM Sets Dates And Invites Pacific Leaders

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama while laying out the upcoming events related to COP23 also  invited fellow Pacific Island leaders to

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COP23 President Backed Up By Experienced Team

  COP23 President Backed Up By Experienced Team

Supporting Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama during his presidency of COP23 will be a team of experienced Fijians who will lead

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Municipal Programme To Be Rolled Out: Bala

  Municipal Programme To Be Rolled Out: Bala

“This will make Nadi the first Fijian and South Pacific municipality to take a lead in climate change mitigation” The

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Fiji Sun Editor Covers Big Ocean Event

  Fiji Sun Editor Covers Big Ocean Event

Watch the Fiji Sun this coming week for special reports on Fiji’s co-hosting of the big United Nations Ocean Conference

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COP23 Logo On Fiji Airways Fleet

  COP23 Logo On Fiji Airways Fleet

Fiji Airways, has unveiled the COP23 logo on its fleet. Four A330s and five B737 aircraft will showcase the COP23

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Bainimarama Disappointed, Trump Pulls Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

  Bainimarama Disappointed, Trump Pulls Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

The decision by the Trump Administration to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change is deeply disappointing, especially for

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Aust Gives AU$6m For COP23

  Aust Gives AU$6m For COP23

I announce AU$6million (F$9.28m) in funding to support Fiji’s Presidency of the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United

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Letters to the Editor, May 17th, 2017

  Letters to the Editor, May 17th, 2017

World front achievement Tukai Lagonilakeba, Nadi Arguably this is the first time ever in the history of our country or from

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Why Nair Quit

  Why Nair Quit

Robin Nair was hoping to play a bigger role in COP23 work. But he had differences with some Government officials.

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European Union Ambassador Andrew Jacobs Hails Fiji’s Climate Change and Oceans Protection Role

  European Union Ambassador Andrew Jacobs Hails Fiji’s Climate Change and Oceans Protection Role

The European Union has hailed Fiji for its role in climate and ocean protection. The praise came from EU’s Ambassador

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‘Fiji Will Defend, Preserve Multilateral Consensus on Climate Change’

  ‘Fiji Will Defend, Preserve Multilateral Consensus on Climate Change’

The Chief Negotiator for the Fijian COP23 Presidency, Ambassador Nazhat Shameem Khan, has reiterated Prime Minister Bainimarama’s recent call for

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UniFiji to hold second COP23 awareness session

  UniFiji to hold second COP23 awareness session

The University of Fiji, in recognition of the importance of our Presidency of COP23 and the impacts of climate change

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Asia Development Bank Invests $3.15M In COP23 Assistance

  Asia Development Bank Invests $3.15M In COP23 Assistance

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest US$1.5 million (F$3.15 million) to assist Fiji’s Presidency of the 23rd Conference of

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A-G Discusses COP23, Cyclone Reconstruction At Tokyo Talks

  A-G Discusses COP23, Cyclone Reconstruction At Tokyo Talks

Fiji’s presidency of COP23, the ongoing UN climate negotiations, has been the focus of talks in Tokyo. This was between

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Hopes And Aspirations Leading Up To Cop23

  Hopes And Aspirations  Leading Up To Cop23

The honourable Australian Minister for Environment and Energy, The Co-Chair of the Green Climate Fund, The CEO of the Carbon

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Bainimarama, Turnbull Talk Climate Change

  Bainimarama, Turnbull Talk Climate Change

Australian assistance for Fiji’s COP23 presidency has been one of the subject of talks in Sydney between the Prime Minister,

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Cop23 Presidency Example Of How G20 And V20 Can Work Together: A-G

  Cop23 Presidency Example Of How G20 And V20 Can Work Together: A-G

Fijian Presidency of COP23 is a practical example of how Group of 20 (G20) and Vulnerable 20 Group (V20) can

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Fiji Rugby 7s rep
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