Fiji Time: 10:16 AM on Friday 29 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Fiji joins small island States

By TIMOCI VULA
Saturday, August 30, 2014

Update: 6:27PM A FIJI Government delegation is in Apia, Samoa for the Third international conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) themed is Sustainable development of SIDS through genuine and durable partnerships, a Government statement said.

The conference in Samoa is a once-in-a-decade opportunity where the international community focuses its attention on issues that confront small island developing States.

The conference is aimed at addressing the six thematic areas identified for partnerships, including sustainable economic development; climate change and disaster risk management; social development, health & NCDs, youth & women; sustainable energy; oceans, seas and bio-diversity; and water and sanitation, food security and waste management.

Read The Fiji Times for reports from the meeting with our Reporter Dawn Gibson.

 





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Narrow escape
  2. Struggling mother pleads for help
  3. Suspended MP says sorry
  4. Breadfruit potential
  5. Police payout delay
  6. Treasured duty of a mother
  7. FSC explains hold off
  8. $2m rural town upgrade to commence soon
  9. Call to fix roads
  10. Report sheds light on corporation borrowing

Top Stories this Week

  1. Hacker's degree Tuesday (26 May)
  2. US Mercy visits Fiji Monday (25 May)
  3. Size doesn't matter for Labalaba Monday (25 May)
  4. Hacking horrors Tuesday (26 May)
  5. Ryan's attention turns to Rio Olympics Monday (25 May)
  6. Erectile dysfunction Monday (25 May)
  7. Uncertain future Monday (25 May)
  8. Three women in custody over alleged vehicle theft Monday (25 May)
  9. 'It's up to her' Thursday (28 May)
  10. To serve and stun Wednesday (27 May)