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Thursday, 25 August 2011

University of the South Pacific farewells EU Head

A farewell was hosted by the University of the South Pacific for the Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation, His Excellency Ambassador Wiepke van der Goot at the Laucala Campus in Suva on 15 August, 2011.

The occasion was marked with a luncheon gathering which was attended by senior government officials from the Kiribati Government including the Minister for Education, Honourable Mr Toakai Koririntetaake and the senior staff of the University.

In her remarks, the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Dr Esther Williams conveyed the University’s appreciation for the Ambassador’s personal support and the support of the EU.

“Throughout his term here in Fiji, Ambassador van der Goot has encouraged and assisted USP. He has appreciated that USP is an ideal mechanism for capacity building in the region,” she added.

Source: The University of the South Pacific

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