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Small Island Developing States get a helping hand from a UN agency

Coastline of the Pacific small island developing state of Fiji. ©IFAD

Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) which spread across the Indian, Pacific and Atlantic Oceans have their own special needs and challenges because of their size and vulnerability to climate change. The UN General…

9 Sep 2014 / Listen /

People of Nauru need to be protected and informed through broadband

Baron Divavesi Waqa, President of the Republic of Nauru.  UN Photo/Evan Schneider

The people of Nauru need to be protected and informed through better Internet connections says the President of the…

8 Sep 2014 / Listen /

Women in Grenada benefiting from agricultural development programme

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Women from Grenada play a critical role in the agricultural sector of the small island but lack resources to…

6 Sep 2014 / Listen /

Small island nations start "drum roll of action" for key UN Climate Summit

Peacekeeping - UNMIT

Small island nations meeting in Samoa have started a "drum roll of action" ahead of a key UN climate…

4 Sep 2014 / Listen /
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