Shameen-Khan appointed as chair of UNDCO working group

Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, Ambassador Nazhat Shameem Khan . Picture: SUPPLIED

NAZHAT Shameem Khan Fiji’s permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva has been appointed as the Chair of the Working Group on Trafficking in Persons at the United Nations Organisations for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna, Austria.

She said it was a great honour for Fiji to be nominated as Chair of this UN Working Group.

Ms Khan also stated that the nomination recognized Fiji’s significant progress and commitment as a Pacific Small Island Development State (PSIDS) in strengthening strong anti-trafficking laws and police.

Fiji acceded to the United Nations Convention on Transnational Crime and its three protocols in 2017.

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