Alliance of Small Island States

Type: Organization
Name: Alliance of Small Island States
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

France commits $1bn to Green Climate Fund

France has pledged US$1 billion (£610 million) to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to support climate change adaptation and mitigation in developing countries.The French government made the announcement at the UN Climate Summit in New York on Tuesday.Capitalisation ... [Published Climate Action - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

UN Climate Summit - President hopeful of a binding climate accord

26-September-2014At the end of the UN Climate Summit in New York, President James Michel has said that he is optimistic and has hopes that a legally binding agreement will be adopted in Paris next year at the conference of the United Nations Framework ... [Published Seychelles Nation - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

PM urges action on climate change

Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday called on leaders of developed countries to honor their commitment to provide $100 billion yearly to combat climate change, adding that The Bahamas expects its “fair share”.“Every day, the sea is rising, the coral ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Tackling the Challenge of Climate Change: A Near-Term Actionable Mitigation Agenda

Formally released today at the United Nations Climate Summit, was commissioned by the Republic of Nauru, Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and written by 30 leading climate and energy experts from around the world.The report builds ... [Published Earth Justice - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Island nations see climate change up close: Column

For the citizens of the nations represented by the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), climate change is not an abstract threat. They face immediate danger today.Low-lying islands like Tuvalu and Vanuatu in the Pacific and the Maldives in the Indian ... [Published USA Today - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

AOSIS Chair Outlines Near-Term Solutions to Climate Change at U.N. Summit (9/23/14)

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 -- Earthjustice issued the following news release:A new real-world, near-term solution action plan (http://aosis.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Tackling-Climate-Change-K.pdf) commissioned by the Republic of Nauru, Chair of the Alliance ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

SIDs take lead at UN Climate Change Summit

The president of Nauru has told a UN Summit that vulnerable small island states are taking the lead against climate change effects despite their minor emissions.In his role as chair of the Alliance of Small Island States Baron Waqa presented a report ... [Published Radio New Zealand - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Roundup: Developing nations urge to uphold established principles in new climate accord talks

As the deadline approaches for formulating a new global climate deal next year, developing countries on Tuesday urged players to uphold established principles, including that of common but differentiated responsibilities, when drafting the accord.The ... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

As seas rise, Pacific island president favours buying land abroad

3:54pm IST* Kiribati buys land in Fiji, considers other purchases* Plans for "migration with dignity" as seas rise-TongBy Alister Doyle, Environment CorrespondentOSLO, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The president of the Pacificisland state of Kiribati favours buying ... [Published Reuters India - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 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 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 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]

Quotes

Marlene Moses, of Nauru, chair of the Alliance of Small Island States, said: "Climate finance is not only crucial for unlocking a deal, it is an indispensable part of bringing emissions down and helping vulnerable communities adapt.”"
"SIDS have set some of the most ambitious renewable energy and energy efficiency targets in the world. They have been adopted in our legislation and enshrined in international declarations, such as the Barbados"
"We gather today because of the necessity to demonstrate our commitment to concrete actions in order to achieve a transformative agreement in climate change issues in Paris next year" he said
"We're here as a family for the future of our kids" she said

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France commits $1bn to Green Climate Fund [Published Climate Action - Sep 26 2014]
UN Climate Summit - President hopeful of a bind... [Published Seychelles Nation - Sep 26 2014]
Tackling the Challenge of Climate Change: A Nea... [Published Earth Justice - Sep 25 2014]
Island nations see climate change up close: Column [Published USA Today - Sep 24 2014]
PM urges action on climate change [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 24 2014]
AOSIS Chair Outlines Near-Term Solutions to Cli... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 24 2014]
SIDs take lead at UN Climate Change Summit [Published Radio New Zealand - Sep 24 2014]
Roundup: Developing nations urge to uphold esta... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 24 2014]
AOSIS Chair Outlines Near-Term Solutions To Cli... [Published Earth Justice - Sep 24 2014]
Protests as P.M. lands in New York [Published Samoa Observer Online - Sep 23 2014]
As seas rise, Pacific island president favours ... [Published Reuters India - Sep 22 2014]
Q&A: Helping the Poorest Nations with Developme... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 22 2014]
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]
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