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Press Release: Small Islands Call on All Countries to Ratify Paris Agreement as Entry Into Force Threshold Nears
September 21, 2016

UNITED NATIONS—Even as world leaders contemplate a proliferation of global challenges they face at the 71st United Nations General Assembly, the…

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RELEASE: Small Islands React to US and China Ratifying Paris Agreement
September 3, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 3, 2016 In response to the world’s two biggest emitters ratifying the Paris Agreement, the Chair of…

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Media Advisory: Scoping Meeting for the IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C
August 11, 2016

**Media Advisory** Scoping Meeting for the IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C UNITED NATIONS–Understanding the…

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Small islands call on countries to accelerate climate action
May 16, 2016

“The solutions to climate change are more cost effective than ever and success stories for effective action abound. The only question…

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AOSIS Members Join Secretary General in Early Ratification Event
April 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS—On the sidelines of the Paris Climate Change Agreement ceremony here today, where a record 167 countries will sign the…

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Small Islands Lead World in Climate Treaty Ratification
April 21, 2016

UNITED NATIONS—Leaders from the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), a coalition of 44 island and coastal nations that are highly…

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Press release: Maldives Among First to Ratify Paris Climate Agreement
April 4, 2016

4 April, 2016–Today, the parliament of the Republic of the Maldives, one of the first country’s to raise the alarm on…

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Meeting tomorrow: New committee ushers in sustainable development progress
February 24, 2016

WHAT: Inaugural Meeting of the Steering Committee on Partnership for SIDS meeting. In 2014, the signing of the SAMOA Pathway agreement…

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Fiji Assessing Needs in Wake of Worst-Ever Cyclone
February 24, 2016

New York, 1830hrs, 23 February 2016 –The extent of destruction from Tropical Cyclone Winston, the Southern Hemisphere’s strongest tropical storm on…

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Cyclone Winston: Grim reminder of life in a warming world.
February 23, 2016

NEW YORK–With widespread power outages and entire islands cut off from the mainland, reports on the impact of Cyclone Winston are…

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