Fiji supports Mandela Declaration

Fiji throws support behind Nelson Mandela declaration

The prime minister Frank Bainimarama was among those who gathered to honour the late South African leader 100 years after his birth.

The declaration is aimed at redoubling global efforts towards peace and security, development and human rights.

Mr Bainimarama told delegates Nelson Mandela is an inspiration to all "of us who strive to respect and protect the human rights of all people".