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Indispensable ambition

Nasik Swami
Sunday, September 24, 2017

PRIME Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says it is indispensable to incorporate disaster-risk reduction into global and national development strategies.

Speaking during the high-level ministerial interactive dialogue meeting of the Group of 77 and China (G77) at the UN headquarters in New York, Mr Bainimarama said the international community must raise its ambition of addressing climate change to avoid more frequent and more intense weather events.

"The world is facing many challenges that demand our attention and collective action and it is gratifying to know that the founding mission of the G77 is as valid as ever," Mr Bainimarama said.

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