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  1. Solar Power Leader Barbados to Host World Environment Day 2014

    Bridgetown, Barbados, 9 May 2014 - Barbados, a Caribbean island at the cutting edge of the fight against climate change, will host this year's World Environment Day (WED) global celebrations on 5 June 2014, according to a joint announcement made today by the government of Barbados and the United...
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  2. Governments, business leaders and civil society to advance action for Small Island Developing States at UN global gathering in Apia, Samoa- September 2014

    WHAT The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States Facing a range of challenges, small island developing states (SIDS) are counting on a crucial September United Nations conference to present their case to the international community in order to seek collaborative and...
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  3. Island Nations at a Crucial Turning Point, Says New UNEP Report

    With Almost 30 % of their Population Threatened by Sea Level Rise, Small Island Developing States Need ‘Blue Green Economy’ Innovations to Adapt to Climate Change Apia, Samoa, 2 September 2014 – Facing rising sea levels, increasingly frequent natural disasters, major waste and pollution challenges...
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  4. UN Conference on SIDS Generates More than US $1.9 Billion in Partnerships Tackling Such Issues as Climate Change, Environmental Protection and Access to Energy

    Apia, 4 September - Nearly 300 partnerships between governments, businesses and civil society organizations from all over the world have been registered to support small island developing states bringing the total value of these commitments to over USD $1.9 billion, the United Nations announced...
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  5. Freshwater Crisis Averted by Joint UN-Maldives Effort

    Thoddoo Island, Maldives, 25 February 2016 - A new Integrated Water Supply System inaugurated Wednesday by the President of Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom, will harness rainwater harvesting and seawater desalination to protect Thoddoo Island's precious freshwater resources from...
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