PM to spearhead high level political dialogue with EU
May 22, 2018 5:10 pm
The third High Level Political Dialogue between Fiji and the European Union (EU) under article 8 of the Cotonou ACP-EU Partnership Agreement will be held in Suva from today.
The two day meeting will be opened by the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and will be co-chaired by the Permanent Secretary of Foreign Affairs Iowane Naivalurua and the European Union Ambassador to Fiji and the Pacific, Julian Wilson.
France, Spain and the United Kingdom will attend the dialogue as part of the EU delegation.
Discussions will cover political and economic developments in Fiji and the European Union as well as topics of mutual interest for both sides such as the 2018 general elections, fight against climate change, Economic partnership Agreement (EPA), human rights and development cooperation. The dialogue is a continuation of the High Level Political Dialogue held in Brussels, Belgium in 2016.
The meeting is scheduled to conclude on Thursday, the 24th of May.