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Fiji joined France for Global Summit on climate change pact

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Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama joined newly elected President of France Emmanuel Macron for the ‘Global Pact for the Environment’ at the UN in New York.

A forum for countries to discuss their own climate change agendas, Wednesday’s meeting saw Prime Minister Bainimarama pledge his own support, as incoming President of COP23 “that Fiji will do everything in its power to preserve and protect the legacy of the Paris Agreement,” reports DEPTFO News.

“We intend to do our part to bring the Paris Agreement to life, by making great strides towards fully implementing it during COP23 so that we are ready for success in COP24″, PM Bainimarama said.

The forum was also an opportunity for PM Bainimarama and the French President to meet for the first time.