Fiji One: Fiji committed to advancing social justice – President Katonivere

[Source: Fiji One News]

“Fiji is committed to advancing social justice at home and abroad. We have ratified all eight fundamental conventions of the ILO and implemented various policies and programs to protect and empower our workers, especially those in vulnerable sectors such as tourism, agriculture, and fisheries.”

This was the message made by His Excellency, the President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere while delivering his statement at the World of Work Summit during the 111th Session of the International Labour Conference, in Geneva on Wednesday (14.6.23)

President Katonivere highlighted that social justice is a fundamental value and goal of humanity. It means fair treatment of all people in a society, including respect for the rights of minorities and equitable distribution of resources among members of a community or a nation.

In line with the Fiji Government’s and Cabinet’s decision to accede to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), President Katonivere highlighted that this Summit provided an opportunity to inform the international community that Fiji has taken the important step of supporting UNDRIP…

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