Fiji praised for election in council
April 11, 2019 12:04 pm
The Human Rights Conference in Nadi.
Fiji has been praised for its election to the Human Rights Council during the Human Rights Conference in Nadi today.
Australia High Commissioner to Fiji, John Feakes says that they stand with Fiji in advocating for the promotion and protection of human rights.
Feakes says that Fiji has implemented well over 80% of its Universal Periodic Review and recommendations.
Having a bula selfie with High Commissioner @AusHCFJ after the opening of the @spc_HumanRights #RegionalHighLevel dialogue on #NMRFs in Nadi sponsored by ??, ?? and ?? and hosted by ??…great opening speech #HC and enjoy your break. pic.twitter.com/0ruMWeLedk
— Romulo Nayacalevu (@rnayacalevu) April 10, 2019
He says more Pacific Island countries are also working towards establishing national human rights mechanisms.
Super excited for the #RRRT #Pacific Regional Dialogue on #HumanRights reporting! Great kickoff remarks by @Fiji_MOFA @nazhatskhan, @ukinfiji @mhopkinsfco, @AusHCFJ, @spc_HumanRights Director Young and #UNOHCHR #UPR Chief Magazzeni. @USEmbassySuva is with you. #partners pic.twitter.com/uC0yRzcrT6
— djbjorkman (@djbjorkman) April 10, 2019