Fiji Deposits Ratification Documents for UN Convention on Rights of the Disabled
The Prime Minister deposited the instruments at the UN Headquarters in New York during a ceremony at which he spoke of Fiji’s commitment to full equality for all citizens.
"Today marks another historic chapter for my government in our pursuit of creating equal opportunities and rights for every Fijian especially those Fijians living with disabilities,” Prime Minister Bainimarama said.
"We cannot have a progressive Fiji if one section of our community is unable to participate in this process because of their disability. We must always be inclusive if we want to progress together as a nation and today's event is a step further in realising that."