Fiji National Consultation Workshop on Development Minerals

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10-12 August 2016
Fiji National Consultation Workshop on Development Minerals

Suva, Fiji

The Fiji National Consultation Workshop was held between 10-12 August. It gathered together around 50 participants from the public, private, business development and social sectors to chart the way forward for the country-level implementation of the ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme. Opening remarks made by Hon. Mereseini Vuniwaqa, Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources were followed by Mr. Viwanou Gnassounou, Assistant Secretary-General, ACP Group of States (by pre-recorded video); Mr. Christoph Wagner, Head of Cooperation - EU Head of Delegation; and Mr. Bakhodir Burkhanov, UNDP Country Director, Fiji.

Hon. Mereseini Vuniwaqa (centre), Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources, receives a reference text on industrial minerals from Mr Cristoph Wagner (left), Head of Cooperation, EU Delegation for the Pacific and Mr Bakhodir Burkhanov (right), UNDP Country Director, to signify the opening of the Fiji National Consultation Workshop of the ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme, 10th August, 2016.