The United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator, His Excellency Dirk Wagener, paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka, this afternoon to discuss ongoing collaborations and jointly explore opportunities for further enhancing the partnership between Fiji and the UN.
The visit reflects the commitment of both parties to address critical issues and work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Fiji.
During their meeting, Prime Minister Rabuka expressed his gratitude to the UN for its continued support and partnership in driving sustainable development, resilience, and prosperity in Fiji. He highlighted the importance of mutual cooperation in addressing challenges such as climate change, poverty eradication, and the promotion of gender equality.
His Excellency Dirk Wagener commended Fiji’s commitment to implementing the SDGs and acknowledged the country’s significant progress in various areas. He reiterated the UN’s dedication to supporting Fiji’s development priorities and highlighted the importance of inclusive and equitable growth for all citizens.
Prime Minister Rabuka emphasized the significance of aligning national priorities with the goals and principles of the UN in order to create a sustainable and inclusive future for Fiji. He reiterated Fiji’s commitment to working closely with the UN and other stakeholders to achieve the SDGs and address the pressing needs of the nation.
The courtesy visit between Prime Minister Rabuka and UN Resident Coordinator His Excellency Dirk Wagener demonstrates the strong partnership and shared commitment to advancing sustainable development in Fiji. Their discussions lay the foundation for continued collaboration and collective efforts towards a more prosperous and resilient Fiji.