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Arya | 23 Jun 2014
Latest issue of our newsletter June 2014 Small Island Matters is now available. The focus on June issue is On-going Preparations for the 3rd International Conference on SIDS, Celebrations of the International Year of SIDS and other upcoming News and events. Back issues are available on this link. http://www.sidsnet.org/news/small-islands-matter-newsletter
13 May 2014
Barbados been recently been selected to host this year’s World Environment Day (WED) on June 5th 2014. The theme for this year’s celebrations is “Small Island Developing States and Climate Change.” This announcement comes only a few years after Barbados, in partnership with UNEP, launched the Green Economy Scoping Study - Barbados Synthesis Report in 2012 which was designed to identify challenges and opportunities in the island’s transition to a Green Economy, and to accelerate that transition...
09 May 2014
The University Consortium for Small Island States (UCSIS) has officially been registered on the Partnership Platform for the 2014 Third International SIDS Conference on Small Island Developing States. The UCSIS, with the support of UNDESA and the Government of Spain, has developed a joint Master of Science programme on Sustainable Development which will be launched in 2014. This programme is targeted to students from its seven* member universities who will take a combination of in-class from...
02 May 2014
"Natural Resources Forum, a United Nations Sustainable Development Journal, volume 38, issue 1 is a Special issue on Small island developing States. It includes articles on: migration from atolls as climate change adaptation; power sector reform as an opportunity to increase the uptake of renewable energy in the power sector; cultural and socio-economic determinants of energy consumption on small remote islands; sustainable tourism, climate change and sea level rise adaptation policies in...
02 May 2014
Latest issue of our newsletter April 2014 Small Island Matters is now available. The focus on April issue is about the On-going Preparations for the 3rd International Conference on SIDS, Celebration of the International Year of SIDS around the Globe and SIDS related meetings around the region including upcoming events. Back issues are available on this link. http://www.sidsnet.org/news/small-islands-matter-newsletter