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Who's who at the forum

By FELIX CHAUDHARY
Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Update: 12:08PM LEADERS and dignitaries from 15 nations have convened at the Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa for start of the G77 talks.

The High Level of Eminent Personalities include Bolivian President Evo Morales Alma, Kiribati President Anote Tong, Solomon Islands PM Gordon Early Kilo, Papua New Guinea PM Peter O'Neill, and Vanuatu PM Moana Carcasses Kalosil.

Representatives from other countries also include John Ashe, permanent representative of Antigua and Barbuda to the UN; Leonel Fernandez, former President of the Dominican Republic; Dr Babatunde Osotimehin,executive director UNDP; Dr Modeled Heyzer, executive secretary ESCAP; People's Republic of China special envoy to the Pacific, Li Qiangmin; Mourad Ahmia, executive secretary of the G77; Martin Khor, executive director of the South Centre; Yiping Zhou, director UN office for South-South Cooperation; Francis Lorenzo, president South-South News and deputy Foreign Minister of Indonesia, Mr Wardana.