Fiji marks 40 years of participation in UN peackeeping

Members of the Republic of the Fiji Military Forces march to the Albert Park in Suva as Fiji marks the 40th anniversary of the country's participation in UN peacekeeping in June earlier this year. Picture ATU RASEA/FILE

TODAY marks the 40th anniversary of Fiji’s participation as a troop-contributing country within the United Nations Peacekeeping. In a joint statement issued today, Under-Secretaries-General for Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support Jean-Pierre Lacroix and Atul Khare, recalled the first contingent of approximately 500 Fijian soldiers who were farewelled at a church service at the Centenary Church […]

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