Dubai, 29 Nov, 2023 – As Fiji’s technical team to the COP28 negotiations in Dubai continues their work, the Prime Minister Hon. Sitiveni Rabuka expressed gratitude for their dedication in representing Fiji on the global stage.
The technical team, comprising staff from the Department of Climate Change, Department of Environment, Fiji Met Services, National Disaster Management Office, and Energy, has been actively participating in negotiations since their arrival in Dubai.
Prime Minister Rabuka acknowledged the diverse areas of expertise within the team and extended his best wishes to each member for a successful and impactful engagement at COP28.
“To our technical officials, your unwavering commitment to the negotiations during COP28 is commendable. Your contributions are not just hours in a meeting room; they represent a steadfast commitment to securing a sustainable future for our nation and the world.”
“I am in awe of the tremendous effort put forth by our young professionals at COP28, I commend their dedication to the welfare of our people. Their hard work and engagement in substantial debates reflect the significant contributions of our youth to the global climate discourse.
“The debates and negotiations at COP28 are crucial for Fiji’s climate goals, and our technical officials have been instrumental in these discussions.
“I am grateful for their hard work, resilience, and dedication to advancing the interests of our nation during these significant deliberations.”