Bakhodir Burkhanov: Launching of the Fijian Parliamentary Education Resources
Mar 16, 2017
On behalf of UNDP, I would like to congratulate the Honorable Speaker for her leadership in achieving another milestone, which avails another opportunity for the Fijian citizens and these young men and women sitting here today, to learn about Parliament – its role and how it works, to increase their awareness and hopefully their interest in the work of this supreme legislative and oversight body.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Regional Disaster Resilience in the Pacific SIDS Workshop
Mar 13, 2017
First, allow me to welcome you all to this 3 day Workshop and Meeting organised by the Disaster Resilience in the Pacific SIDS or commonly known as the RESPAC project. For the benefit of those that were not with us during the inaugural board meeting in Nadi last year, the RESPAC project is funded under the Trust Fund for Development, a joint partnership by UNDP and the Government of the Russian Federation.
UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji Country Director and Head of Pacific Regional Policy and Programme, Bakhodir Burkhanov: Early Access to Justice - Awareness Raising and Discussion with NGOs and CSOs in Fiji
Feb 17, 2017
Firstly, I would like to express UNDP’s thanks to the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission for bringing us all together this morning. This is an important dialogue that is meant to enable civil society to contribute views, ideas and solutions to strengthening the access to justice in Fiji.
UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji Country Director, Bakhodir Burkhanov: Address at the Project REACH Bus Commissioning
Dec 15, 2016
Immediately following this pledge by all UN Member States is the recognition ‘…that the dignity of the human person is fundamental’ and that the global goals and targets must be met ‘…for all nations and peoples and for all segments of society’, endeavoring ‘to reach the furthest behind first’.
Address by UNDP Resident Representative, Osnat Lubrani, at the Pacific Regional Dialogue on (Intended) Nationally Determined Contributions for the Pacific Islands
Dec 5, 2016
First, I would like to start by congratulating the Government of Fiji for its appointment as the President of COP23 to be held in Bonn, Germany in 2017. This is not only a significant step for Fiji or the Pacific, but for Small Islands Developing states globally. Fiji is not new to leadership roles in the UNFCCC. As we are aware, Fiji was the chair of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation leading up to Paris. UNDP looks forward to supporting Fiji in this new role.
Haoliang Xu: Plenary Address At The Responsible Business Forum
Nov 23, 2016
Thank you Mr. Preston for the introduction, and thank you to Global Initiatives and the Marina Bay Sands for walking the sustainability talk – for making the Responsible Business Forum the first zero-waste zero-emission conference of this scale.
Welcome remarks by UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji Country Director, Bakhodir Burkhanov, at the 8th TB Control Meeting for Pacific Islands
Nov 22, 2016
UNDP’s commitment to tackling major health challenges is based on the principles that health is both a driver and outcome of development, and that actions across a wide range of development sectors have significant impact on health outcomes. As such, our work in HIV and Health is guided by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, also known as Sustainable Development Goals.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon: Message to the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development
Nov 22, 2016
Your focus on the Sustainable Development Goals is timely and welcome. We must work urgently to turn the global aspirations of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement on climate change into reality.
Opening remarks by UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji Country Director, Bakhodir Burkhanov, at the Consultation for the Second High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation
Nov 1, 2016
A warm welcome to delegations from all over the Pacific and thank you for joining us here in Suva to discuss partnerships and financing for the implementation of SDGs in the Pacific.
Opening Remarks by UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji Country Director, Bakhodir Burkhanov at the 2nd Pacific Climate Outlook Forum
Oct 17, 2016
The importance of bringing together weather and climate experts for a discussion on how to prepare for adverse weather conditions prior to what is commonly known as the “cyclone season” cannot be overstated.