Egypt’s COP27 presidency keen to coordinate with AOSIS to achieve desired results on loss, damage issue: FM – Egypt TodayNovember 19, 2022
Egypt’s COP27 presidency keen to coordinate with AOSIS to achieve desired results on loss, damage issue: FM – Egypt TodayRead More
Island states propose a loss and damage response fund at Cop27 – Climate Home NewsNovember 19, 2022
Island states propose a loss and damage response fund at Cop27 – Climate Home NewsRead More
COP27: Why climate reparations are one of the key issues – World Economic ForumNovember 19, 2022
COP27: Why climate reparations are one of the key issues – World Economic ForumRead More
UN Secretary General at AOSIS Leaders Conference: “Polluters Must Pay”September 22, 2022
PRESS RELEASE UN Secretary General at AOSIS Leaders Conference: “Polluters Must Pay” 2022-09-22 Download PDF Topic: Climate Pictured: Seychelles President, H.E….Read More
Climate deal is a ‘baby step,’ but world needs bigger action, diplomats sayAugust 18, 2022
“Progress on a U.S. climate package is welcome news,” Conrod Hunte, a diplomat from Antigua & Barbuda and a lead negotiator for a group of small island states that work together on international climate policy, said in an email. He added that the group hopes to see the United States and “other major emitters demonstrate their leadership with urgent action in the climate space to reduce CO2 or decarbonize.”Read More
HELP WANTED: Self-starter to run U.N. climate programAugust 18, 2022
“I would want to see a person who is on urgency, urgency, urgency because that is critical for us,” said Conrod Hunte, lead negotiator for the Alliance of Small Island States.
That means someone who is focused on the agenda and able to concentrate on areas that can bring parties together, he added.
Make polluters pay for climate adaptation, voluntary carbon market body proposesAugust 18, 2022
The move was backed by the Alliance of Small Island States. “The voluntary carbon market is a significant and growing source of climate finance,” said Conrod Hunte, of Antigua and Barbuda, chair of the Alliance of Small Island Developing States.Read More
UN leaders call on international community to support SIDS recoveryAugust 18, 2022
Shahid opened the Wadadli Action Platform, which took place on August 8 and 9, 2022 at St John’s, Antigua, hosted by Antigua and Barbuda in its capacity as chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) in partnership with the governments of Denmark and the United Kingdom.Read More
How the Ukraine crisis raises the costs of climate change for poor nationsAugust 18, 2022
“[These] governments have largely been bankrolling or paying for their adaptation,” Janine Felson, Belize ambassador and co-lead Climate Finance Negotiator at the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), told TRT World.
“They will have to take a bit of a pain killer to swallow the cost,” Felson says, “which means that national budgets will have to be used to either reduce taxes on imports for fuels or to manage social support systems,” she adds.Read More
AOSIS Fellowship wins UN Small Island Developing States Partnership AwardsJuly 11, 2022
PRESS RELEASE AOSIS Fellowship wins UN Small Island Developing States Partnership Awards 2022-07-11 Download PDF Topic: Fellowship AOSIS Fellowship Wins UN…Read More