Fiji: UN envoy stresses need to highlight challenges faced by small island states

Meeting with top government officials in Fiji, a United Nations envoy has stressed the need to create a platform for small island states to participate in an up-coming global development meeting and underscored the need for using such an opportunity to focus on gaining concrete and feasible commitments.

Fiji Government appeals for assistance to rebuild after cyclone – UN

The Government of Fiji has appealed for international assistance to help tackle the destruction left in the wake of tropical Cyclone Ami, according to the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).