Thomas Schirrmacher and Matthias Böhning met the Ambassador of Fiji to the UN as Chair of Pacific Small States

Dr. Satyendra Prasad is the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations in New York. He is also Chair of Pacific Small States advicing Pacific Governments on climate and oceans issues both within UN processes; and in other multilateral settings such as the World Bank and the High Level Panel on Oceans. Pacific Small States is a cooperation of Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federal States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Samoa and Solomon Islands.

Ambassador Prasad has previously worked as the CEO of the Papua New Guinea Governance Facility; as senior adviser in the World Bank and in UK’s Department for International Development and has been an academic at Universities of the South Pacific (USP) in Fiji; at University College-Cork in Ireland and Ristumeikan Asia-Pacific University in Japan. Dr. Prasad studied at the University of the South Pacific (Fiji), University of New Brunswick (Canada), United Nations University (Tokyo) and Warwick University (UK).