World Environment Day (WED) is the opportunity for everyone to realize the responsibility to care for the and to become agents of change. The UN General Assembly declared WED 2014 as the International Year of (SIDS).
Marine plastic litter on Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Impacts and measures.
A reflection on the impact of the Worldwide Voyage and the meaning it holds for different people during the UN Small Islands Developing States Conference in Samoa.
Ban Ki-moon meets Samoa Prime Minister during site visit to climate displaced community at 3rd International Small Islands Developing State Conference on Pacific Island of Samoa. Stopping Climate Change is 'About People', about Survival, says UN Envoy http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=48614#.VAZxXUiBEpx
Financing for Sustainable Development in Small Island Developing States (EBOOK) http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/1153FFSD_SIDS_final.pdf This note aims to provide an overview of current status of various sources of sustainable development financing in SIDS, with a view to taking stock and contributing to relevant discussions, including the work of the expert committee on a sustainable development financing strategy...
Sourcebook of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Small Island Developing States (UNEP-IETC, 230 p.
Less than a week before the Kyoto Protocol enters into force, the tiny island nation of Kiribati is ravished by a 'king tide' -- an example of the kind of sea-level rise we can expect to see more of as global temperatures increase.