April 20, 2016

How the Maldives are putting climate funds to work

From Climate Home By Thoriq Ibrahim This week all eyes are on United Nations headquarters in New York City, where the international community is gathering to sign […]
April 4, 2016

Press release: Maldives Among First to Ratify Paris Climate Agreement

4 April, 2016–Today, the parliament of the Republic of the Maldives, one of the first country’s to raise the alarm on the danger of climate change […]
March 23, 2016

New Study Affirms Island Stance

Last December in Paris, in the middle of challenging climate change negotiations, small islands captured the attention of delegates and international media alike by refusing to […]
March 3, 2016

Maldives foreign minister calls on world to stand with Fiji

From Climate Home By Dunya Maumoon Today Fiji will make a formal appeal to international donors for assistance in rebuilding after being hit by one of the […]
February 26, 2016

New Assessment Puts Cyclone Winston Damage to Fiji at $500 million USD

UNITED NATIONS–Fiji appealed to the international community today for assistance to recover from Cyclone Winston, one of the strongest storms ever to make landfall in recorded […]
February 26, 2016

Steering Committee Ushers in New Era of Sustainable Development

The “Steering Committee on Partnership for SIDS,” co-chaired by Italy and the Maldives, held its inaugural meeting yesterday in the ECOSOC Chamber at the United Nations […]
February 24, 2016

Meeting tomorrow: New committee ushers in sustainable development progress

WHAT: Inaugural Meeting of the Steering Committee on Partnership for SIDS meeting. In 2014, the signing of the SAMOA Pathway agreement marked a new era for […]
February 24, 2016

Fiji Assessing Needs in Wake of Worst-Ever Cyclone

New York, 1830hrs, 23 February 2016 –The extent of destruction from Tropical Cyclone Winston, the Southern Hemisphere’s strongest tropical storm on record, are being assessed as […]
February 23, 2016

Cyclone Winston: Grim reminder of life in a warming world.

NEW YORK–With widespread power outages and entire islands cut off from the mainland, reports on the impact of Cyclone Winston are still trickling out. Fiji representatives […]