Fiji’s priorities remain unchanged: PM
May 9, 2019 12:33 pm
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama during a meeting with Australia’s Ambassador for Environment Patrick Suckling [Source: Fijian Government]
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is paying close attention to the debates and views on climate change during campaigns as Australia gears towards its federal election.
During a meeting with Australia’s Ambassador for Environment Patrick Suckling, Bainimarama reinforced Fiji’s priorities, stating it remains unchanged.
He says the focus is on the urgent need for more action on the ground as well as for countries to submit their new or updated Nationally Determined Contributions.
That existential crisis of humankind has arrived. It is here, in 2019, when the consequences are clear and the future disasters are getting clearer every day. We know what we must do. Cowards don’t make history –– what remains is to muster the will and the sheer courage to do it. pic.twitter.com/wzg1SlMySQ
— Frank Bainimarama (@FijiPM) May 8, 2019
The discussions were also focused on the upcoming 4th CAPP meeting scheduled to be held in Suva next week.
The Prime Minister, through Ambassador Suckling extended his gratitude to his Australian counterpart, Scott Morrison on the support rendered to the activities under the EP-CCP within the scope of the Fiji-Australia Vuvale Partnership.
The Prime Minister shared his hope that the Insurance facility for the Pacific will also be included in the partnership.
The Prime Minister also discussed the Ocean Pathway at Blue COP with Ambassador Suckling.