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Fiji Makes Its Mark At Climate Change Talks
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Fiji Makes Its Mark At Climate Change Talks

As the talks ended yesterday, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama earned the distinction as the only leader to have ad...

UN Rep: Tabuatausole,  A Brave Soldier Of Peace
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UN Rep: Tabuatausole, A Brave Soldier Of Peace

“His passing is a stark reminder of the complexity and dangers associated with peacekeeping around the world,” h...

Fijian Who Died In Benghazi Bombing Will Be Remembered For His Sacrifices
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Fijian Who Died In Benghazi Bombing Will Be Remembered For His Sacrifices

The late Mr Tabuatausole, was a member of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). He died when the veh...

Human Rights Principles Promote Development, Peace, Dignity
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Human Rights Principles Promote Development, Peace, Dignity

It is what promotes development that is sustainable; peace that is secure; and lives of dignity.

Isabella Nabole Empowered From Training
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Isabella Nabole Empowered From Training

Humans are often hurtful towards each other, but I believe we all were born with the innate of compassion and love.

Police Have Classified Aussie’s Death As Murder
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Police Have Classified Aussie’s Death As Murder

Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator Marise Payne told the Fiji Sun last night that it was a “terri...

Australian And New Zealand Troops Joins RFMF Personnel In Pre-Deployment Training
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Australian And New Zealand Troops Joins RFMF Personnel In Pre-Deployment Training

There are about 148 soldiers earmarked for peacekeeping duties to the Golan Heights in the Middle East.

Belt and Road Initiative: Brighter Shared Future for All, Including Fiji
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Belt and Road Initiative: Brighter Shared Future for All, Including Fiji

There are 9 countries in the South Pacific region that have signed memorandum of understanding with China on coopera...

Honouring The Fallen
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Honouring The Fallen

Ex- serviceman, Warrant Officer (WO1) Aloesi Kaleca was among the hundreds who were present to support ANZAC Day.

Attorney General Meets World Bank, IMF Reps
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Attorney General Meets World Bank, IMF Reps

The leadership role follows Fiji’s successful presidency of COP23 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Cl...

Seruiratu: Need For Collective Efforts With Pacific Island Countries
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Seruiratu: Need For Collective Efforts With Pacific Island Countries

Mr Seruiratu thanked Nauru for their sterling efforts, hard work and effec­tive stewardship of the PSIDS Group at t...

Lubrani Looks Back At 5 years In Fiji
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Lubrani Looks Back At 5 years In Fiji

Outgoing United Nations Resident Co-ordinator Osnat Lubrani recounted her five years in Fiji and the country’s pro...

Organisation Commends Fiji’s Landmark Decision On Agriculture At COP23
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Organisation Commends Fiji’s Landmark Decision On Agriculture At COP23

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has commended the Fijian Presidency for the landma...

ENVIRONMENT WATCH: Climate Impacts Demand Response At Paci c COP
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ENVIRONMENT WATCH: Climate Impacts Demand Response At Paci c COP

In a year marked by devastating hurricanes, floods and drought, Greenpeace said real world leaders must stand up at ...

RED CROSS: ‘First Aid Saves Lives In Everyday Situations’
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RED CROSS: ‘First Aid Saves Lives In Everyday Situations’

The Red Cross believes First Aid should be accessible to all, including the most vulnerable, and should also be an i...

RFMF Oblige To Villagers’ Request To See Bushmaster Vehicles
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RFMF Oblige To Villagers’ Request To See Bushmaster Vehicles

School children and villagers in the Nausori Highlands probably got to do what many children in our urban centres wo...

Lisi’s Popular With Her Bula Smile
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Lisi’s Popular With Her Bula Smile

As you enter the United Nations headquarters in New York from the 45 Street entrance, you cannot miss a big bula smi...

UN Team Impressed With Fiji Army Capabilities
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UN Team Impressed With Fiji Army Capabilities

A United Nations delegation and personnel from the US State Department here on an assessment and advisory visit were...

People And Oceans Fact Sheet
NATION

People And Oceans Fact Sheet

United Nations In The Pacific  Premises To Remain Open In Suva
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United Nations In The Pacific Premises To Remain Open In Suva

The United Nations in the Pacific has declared to their staff that all their premises in Suva remain open and operat...

Biodiversity Fact Sheet
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Biodiversity Fact Sheet

Be Part Of Solution, Seruiratu Urges Businesses And Civil Societies
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Be Part Of Solution, Seruiratu Urges Businesses And Civil Societies

If we are not part of the solution, we are part of the problem. This was the message by Fiji’s Climate Champion, M...

Govt Wants To Ratify Convention: A-G
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Govt Wants To Ratify Convention: A-G

Government will next week recommend to Parliament that Fiji ratifies the International Convention on the Rights of P...

Fiji, Israel bilateral ties quizzed
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Fiji, Israel bilateral ties quizzed

The diplomatic relations between Fiji and Israel was queried in Parliament yesterday. Minister for Immigration, Nati...

Fiji To Formally  Stand For UN Human Rights Council In 2017
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Fiji To Formally Stand For UN Human Rights Council In 2017

Media reports that Fiji took part in elections at the United Nations yesterday for membership of the UN Human Rights...

Nuclear disarmament working group agrees  to work on legally binding anti-nuclear treaty
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Nuclear disarmament working group agrees to work on legally binding anti-nuclear treaty

Member States of the United Nations, including Fiji, agreed by an overwhelming majority in Geneva on Saturday, that ...

We Have Good Candidate For Presidency
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We Have Good Candidate For Presidency

A new president of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will be elected in New York on June 13. This was confi...

UN Advisory Group Meets For Oceans Conference
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UN Advisory Group Meets For Oceans Conference

The first meeting of the Advisory Group for the UN 2017 Oceans Conference was held in New York at the Permanent Miss...

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