EU and Fiji officials meet for Cotonou dialogue in Suva

Fijian Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama. Picture: FT FILE

Fiji and European Union officials are meeting today in Suva for discussions that will feature human rights issues.

It’s the latest round of dialogue between Fiji and the EU under the Cotonou Agreement signed in 2000 between Europe and the African, Carribean and Pacific group of countries of which Fiji is a member.

The High Level Political Dialogue, to run for two days, will be hosted by Fiji’s prime minister Frank Bainimarama.

According to a press release from the European Union, discussions will cover political and economic developments in Fiji and the EU.

Also on the agenda are Fiji’s 2018 general elections, the fight against climate change, trade, human rights and development cooperation.

Representatives from France, Spain and the United Kingdom will attend the dialogue as part of the EU delegation.

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