November 16, 2017

Media Advisory: “The Urgency of Now: Hurricanes Irma and Maria, The Need to Support Small Island Resilience in a Warming World”

***MEDIA ADVISORY***  Thursday, 16 November 2017, 1600 hours CET Contact: Michael Crocker +1 978 968 9499 michael.crocker@aosis.org “The Urgency of Now: Hurricanes Irma and Maria, The […]
November 6, 2017

Press release: Deadly Hurricanes Raise Stakes at First ‘Island COP’

Bonn, Germany—On the eve of the latest round of UN climate talks, the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) released the following statement:  COP 23, the […]
October 10, 2017

Press release–Maldives Hosts Groundbreaking Renewable Energy Ministerial Meeting

Malé—The Government of the Maldives, in its capacity as Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and in partnership with the International Renewable Energy […]
August 17, 2017

Apply To Be a 2018 Climate Change Fellow

AOSIS Climate Change Fellowship Program In 2014 AOSIS established the Climate Change Fellowship Program. The program brings early career professionals from AOSIS member countries to New […]
June 6, 2017

Day 2 UN Oceans Conference: One World, One Ocean

With the UN Oceans Conference entering its second day, talk in the corridors is still preoccupied with the impact the US decision to withdraw from the […]
June 5, 2017

UN Oceans Conference: Healthy Oceans = Healthy Communities

From Reuters Foundation Dr. Mohamed Shainee Seafood consumers are more discriminating than ever before. Not only do they increasingly demand fish that are harvested sustainably, they […]
June 2, 2017

President of Maldives Reacts to US Paris Withdrawal

Statement by H.E Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of Maldives on the United States Withdrawal from Paris Agreement 02 June 2017 “The Maldives, Chair of the […]
June 1, 2017

Paris Agreement is not ‘renegotiable’

The Paris Agreement was almost three decades in the making. It was designed for maximum flexibility and universal participation. It even allows countries to adjust their […]
May 16, 2017

This is climate change: Floods, Fighting and Famines

This is climate change. Earlier than usual rainfall in Bangladesh that flooded 400,000 hectares of agricultural land in the country’s northeast destroyed 2 million tonnes of […]