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Ambassador Prasad meets president of United Nations General Assembly

Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambas­sador Satyendra Prasad, paid a courtesy call on the president of the UN General Assembly Miroslav La­jcák. In commending Mr Lajcák for his
03 Jun 2018 12:23
Ambassador Prasad meets president of United Nations General Assembly
Fiji’s Ambassador to the United Nations Satyendra Prasad and president of the UN General Assembly Miroslav Lajcák. Photo: DEPTFO News

Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambas­sador Satyendra Prasad, paid a courtesy call on the president of the UN General Assembly Miroslav La­jcák.

In commending Mr Lajcák for his steady leadership of the UN General Assembly at its current session, Am­bassador Prasad congratulated the president of the General Assembly on convening the Youth Dialogue held at the UN Headquarters on May 30.

While highlighting the importance of youths in decision making process­es on matters that affect them directly, he said stated that that the implemen­tation of the Sustainable Development Goals require the involvement and direct participation of young people everywhere.

He also highlighted Fiji’s efforts to issues pertaining to climate change, ocean advocacy and ensuring that tangible financing assistance flows to countries like Fiji.

He further emphasised the impor­tance of protecting the UN’s place in global society where it was a force of law rather than allow a situation where there was no inclusive multilat­eral body and force is the law.

Source: DEPTFO News



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