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Fiji

2 February 2021

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the European Union have launched a programme to protect migrant children in Central America and Southern Africa.  It will work with Governments and civil society groups to provide care alternatives to immigration detention.

18 December 2020

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reports it is providing supplies such as mosquito nets, solar lamps, and blankets for 36,000 people in Somalia’s Puntland region who have been affected by Cyclone Gati, the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded in the country, which made landfall in November.

17 December 2020

The head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan told the Security Council that Afghanistan and the Taliban made genuine progress in peace talks, agreeing to rules and procedures; forming a working committee to discuss the agenda; and presenting each other initial lists of topics for negotiations.

16 December 2020

As Tropical Cyclone Yasa has intensified into a Category 5 storm and is expected to make landfall in Fiji on Friday morning, the United Nations office in Suva reports that it is liaising closely with the Government and stands ready to support national emergency response efforts.

14 April 2020

The first United Nations “Solidarity Flight” left Addis Ababa today to bring medical supplies and protective equipment to boost COVID-19 response on the African continent, with preparations being made to distribute to 32 countries and to facilitate medical evacuations.

12 April 2020
SG/SM/20043

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

31 May 2019
SG/T/3257

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Suva, Fiji, from New Zealand, in the early evening of Tuesday, 14 May.

16 May 2019
SG/SM/19582

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ address to the Fijian Parliament, in Suva today:

16 May 2019

The use of explosive weapons in populated areas of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, continues to cause civilian casualties, with at least six killed and five others injured in an apparent air strike in Qasr bin Ghashir on Tuesday, according to staff of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

21 May 2018
BIO/5087

The new Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations, Satyendra Prasad, presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.