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Climate change may become nearly impossible to solve if not addressed soon, warns leaked UN report

The window to stop climate change is quickly closing. A United Nations panel has found that failing to seriously address climate change for another 15 years could make the problem nearly impossible to solve, reports The New York Times. Addressing the problem at that point would require technology that does not currently exist and may […]

U.N. Says Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will Be Costly

Nations have so dragged their feet in battling climate change that the situation has grown critical and the risk of severe economic disruption is rising, according to a draft United Nations report. Another 15 years of failure to limit carbon emissions could make the problem virtually impossible to solve with current technologies, experts found. A […]

FIJI WELCOMED INTO UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM’S COMMITTEE OF PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVES

Fiji was welcomed this week into the United Nations Environment Program’s Committee of Permanent Representatives meeting in Nairobi. Fiji’s High Commissioner to South Africa, H. E High Commissioner Benijamino Salacakau, who is also Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Environment Program attended the committee meeting for the first time after being invited as a […]

FIJI ELECTED TO PRESIDE OVER UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS EXECUTIVE BOARD FOR 2014

Fiji’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, announced today that Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations His Excellency Peter Thomson has today been elected as the President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Office for Project […]

FIJI’S MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS PASSES THE G77 TORCH TO THE PRESIDENT OF BOLIVIA

Video Source : United Nations At a ceremonial meeting at the United Nations in New York today, Fiji’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, handed over the Chairmanship of the Group of 77 and China to Bolivia’s Head of State, President Evo Morales Ayma. Bolivia will now Chair the 133-member G77 for the duration […]

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