It’s about SURVIVAL. “SIDS need a threshold of less than 1.5 To Stay Alive! Members of SIDS DOCK are likely to be the largest economic losers with large displaced populations if average global temperatures go beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius, corresponding to 350 ppm, which is considered the threshold for the continued survival of ecosystems essential to livelihoods in Small Island Developing States and low-lying coastal States.”
Individuals interested in applying should contact their respective UN mission. The deadline for applications is October 10, 2017.
Dominica says it plans to establish a small geothermal plant despite a few “hiccups’’ with investors. Credit: Charles Jong
ROSEAU, Dominica, Sep 6 2017 (IPS) – The tiny Caribbean island of Dominica has moved one step closer to its dream of constructing a geothermal plant, a project that is expected to reduce the country’sread more
Vacancy: Executive Director of CCREEE
Reporting to the Executive Board, the Executive Director (ED) will manage the successful completion of the first operational phase and the establishment of the program and project portfolio of the Centre. In this role, the ED will have direct oversight for the technical program of theread more
On September 22, Nancy Del Pizzo, Steve Shapiro and Marc Ullman made a presentation to the Small Island Developing States (SIDS DOCK) Island Women Open Network (IWON) at the Commonwealth Joint Offices in New York City. The presentation, which took place at the first meeting of the SIDS DOCK IWON Committee, described the legal servicesread more
Tupou VI, King of the Kingdom of Tonga, addresses the general debate of the 72nd Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 19 – 25 September 2017).
PCREEE was included in the following UN Resolution
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The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received financing from the Global Environment Facility-United Nations Environment Programme (GEF-UNEP) for the implementation of the Energy for Sustainable Development in Caribbeanread more
The inaugural meeting of the SIDS DOCK Island Women Open Network (IWON) committee was held on Friday 22 September 2017 at the Commonwealth Joint Offices in New York, USA. The meeting was chaired by the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Stread more
What is SIDS Dock?
“It is an initiative among member countries of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) to provide the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) with a collective institutional mechanism to assist them transform their national energy sectors into a catalyst for sustainable economic development and help generate financial resources to address adaptation to climate change.”