Fiji

Fiji’s bold step for peace

Ratification of United Nations treaty banning atomic weapons honors a half-century of anti-nuclear activism By Vanessa Griffen and Talei Luscia Mangioni On the streets of Suva in the 1970s it was the young who carried the cause. In afros, headbands…

Fiji ratifies UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

The Pacific island state of Fiji has become the 39th nation to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The Fijian ambassador to the United Nations, Satyendra Prasad, announced the ratification at an event on 7 July to…

New UNGA President Peter Thomson to Work Closely with India

By Jaya Ramachandran NEW YORK | NEW DELHI (IDN) – The implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will top the agenda of Peter Thomson of Fiji who assumes office as President of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly,…