Foreign Minister holds bilateral talks with counterparts
October 3, 2015 8:02 pm
Foreign Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola has held talks with his counterparts from Indonesia, Italy and the United Arab Emirates on Fiji’s role in advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and in particular SDG 14, the ‘Oceans Goal’.
Kubuabola informed the Ministers that Fiji would host the first Triennial conference in partnership with Sweden in 2017 in order to give SDG 14 the needed momentum.
He told his counterparts that SDG 14 is important to Fiji and the Pacific region.
The meetings were held at the margins of the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Kubuabola also spoke of Fiji’s nomination to the Presidency of the UN General Assembly.
He called on the support of his counterparts towards this process.
The Ministers also discussed strengthening relations between Fiji and their respective countries.