Alliance of Small Island States

Type: Organization
Name: Alliance of Small Island States
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

UN climate summit: wealthy nations urged to donate to Green Climate Fund

Friday, September 19th, 2014 ByOn September 23, 125 world leaders will convene in New York, alongside delegates from business, finance, and NGOs, holding talks to pave the way for a global climate accord at a 2015 UN conference in Paris.High on the agenda ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

President Michel to join world leaders at UN climate summit

19-September-2014President James Michel will join other world leaders next week in a summit called by the United Nationals secretary-general Ban Ki-moon to discuss climate change.More than 120 heads of state and government from around the world including ... [Published Seychelles Nation - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Green aid test for UN climate summit as poor seek $15bn

A UN summit on climate change next week will test rich nations’ willingness to fill a near-empty fund to help the poor, but pledges are likely to be far short of developing nations’ hopes for $15 billion in 2014.Emerging nations say that cash for the ... [Published Eco-Business - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Who's in Your Country's 'Social Network'?

This post was co-authored with Alisa Zomer, Research Fellow at the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy .Leaders from around the world will gather at the United Nations this month to tackle some of our most complex challenges - from climate change ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Global Partnerships Urged To Mitigate Small Island States’ Challenges

KINGSTON (JIS) -- A call has been made for global partnerships to mitigate external economic, social, and environmental challenges that significantly impact Small Island Developing States (SIDS), such as Jamaica.This appeal comes from Foreign Affairs ... [Published CaribSeek - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Jamaica and other C'bean SIDS in Samoa

Byron Blake, Guest ColumnistThe second 10-year review of the Barbados Programme of Action (BPOA) wound up in Samoa's capital Apia on September 4. Jamaica and other Caribbean states, as well as small island developing states (SIDS) from the coast of Africa, ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

History made in Samoa

:00 A historic occasion was marked at the UN S.I.D.S conference in Apia last week.This was when the S.I.D.S DOCK statute was signed by heads and representatives of the 31 small island developing states (S.I.D.S) who are members of AOSIS, the Alliance ... [Published Samoa Observer Online - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

CARICOM makes case for sustainable development of SIDS at UN conference

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)      Caribbean Community (CARICOM) officials at the Third United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) made the case for the peculiar vulnerabilities of SIDS to be considered ... [Published Caribbean Community Secretariat - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

DPM asks UN for help in climate change fight

Underscoring the country’s vulnerability to climate change and its increasing poverty levels, Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis called on the United Nations to enhance its support to The Bahamas.Davis was speaking on Monday at the United Nations ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 3 reports

Helen Clark: Plenary Speech at the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

Greetings to the government and people of SamoaOn behalf of UNDP, thank you Prime Minster and government and people of Samoa for the tremendous hospitality you have shown to us at this conference.This conference is very well timed to inject SIDS perspectives ... [Published United Nations Development Program - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Samoa PM acknowledges ‘good faith’ shown in the negotiated SAMOA Pathway document

By Online Editor8:29 pm GMT+12, 31/08/2014, SamoaBy PACNEWS Editor, Makereta Komai in SamoaThe negotiated Outcomes Document of the 3rd Small Islands Developing States Conference that gets underway in Samoa today, has been hailed as a ‘rarity’ in the history ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Small island states, facing rising seas, seek economic overhaul

1:43pm BST* "Frightening" prospect of rising seas - U.N.* Islands say overlooked, fault inaction over climate* Small island summit in Samoa from Sept. 1-4By Alister Doyle, Environment CorrespondentOSLO, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Small island states facing a ... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 25 2014]

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"There is no question the United States is in stronger standing" Stern told reporters
"International action to address climate change remains grossly inadequate, and emissions of greenhouse gases continue to rise at a distressing rate" it says, calling for more action "with developed countries taking the lead."
..."When a population is forced to leave its country, it is no longer a matter of adaptation," Jumeau claims. "Where will these countries find funds? It is up to the industrialised countries, which caused global warming, to shoulder their responsibilities." He wants to make the loss and damage mechanism a priority for the global deal on climate change slated to be signed in Paris in December 2015

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UN climate summit: wealthy nations urged to don... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Sep 19 2014]
President Michel to join world leaders at UN cl... [Published Seychelles Nation - Sep 19 2014]
US spruiks its credentials ahead of UN climate ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 19 2014]
Summary of the Third International Conference o... [Published IISD - Sep 19 2014]
Green aid test for UN climate summit as poor se... [Published Eco-Business - Sep 19 2014]
Q&A: Helping the poorest nations with developme... [Published SciDev.Net - Sep 18 2014]
UN New York summit will test commitment to Gree... [Published Climate Action - Sep 18 2014]
Green aid test for U.N. climate summit as poor ... [Published Reuters India - Sep 18 2014]
Who's in Your Country's 'Social Network'? [Published Huffington Post - Sep 16 2014]
Global Partnerships Urged To Mitigate Small Isl... [Published CaribSeek - Sep 15 2014]
Jamaica and other C'bean SIDS in Samoa [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 14 2014]
Statement By The Acting Premier And Minister Fo... [Published CaribSeek - Sep 11 2014]
History made in Samoa [Published Samoa Observer Online - Sep 10 2014]
FEATURE: What do leaders of Small Island Develo... [Published Climate and Development Knowledge Network - Sep 09 2014]
CARICOM Makes Case for Sustainable Development ... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 06 2014]
NGOs should call out India and China on NY summ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Sep 06 2014]
CARICOM makes case for sustainable development ... [Published Caribbean Community Secretariat - Sep 05 2014]
SIDS told to continue fighting [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Sep 04 2014]
Island Voices, Global Choices [Published Huffington Post - Sep 04 2014]
IISD RS @ Third International Conference on SID... [Published IISD - Sep 04 2014]
DPM asks UN for help in climate change fight [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 03 2014]
Deputy PM calls on developed nations to tackle ... [Published The Tribune - Sep 03 2014]
Stunning energy and climate development in Samoa [Published Caribbean News Now! - Sep 03 2014]
World: Successful Partnerships Vital to Address... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Durable partnerships, a way forward for SIDS [Published Matangi Tonga - Sep 02 2014]
President James Michel addresses the Sids confe... [Published Seychelles Nation - Sep 02 2014]
Helen Clark: Plenary Speech at the Third Intern... [Published United Nations Development Program - Sep 02 2014]
President’s Special Envoy Maumoon calls on SIDS... [Published Miadhu News - Sep 02 2014]
‘Grossly inadequate’ - President Tuilaepa [Published Samoa Observer Online - Sep 02 2014]
UN will spare no effort in seeking release of F... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Sep 02 2014]
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Sighs of relief are being heard around the world as  Obama proposes new domestic climate regulations . The U.S. has long obstructed global efforts to rein in climate change, perhaps most notably by refusing to ratify the Kyoto Protocol. Now the international ...
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