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’s dependence on fossil fuels. The Dominica government» Read more
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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 services the Firm can provide in» Read 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).» Read 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 St Vincent and the Grenadines to the United Nations, Ms Rhonda King. Were also present members of the SIDS» Read more
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in West Africa: From Plans to Actions.
The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is organizing the 1st edition of the ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum (ESEF2017), from October 11-13, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Dakar, Senegal.» Read more
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 Caribbean Buildings (ESD) Project, aimed at reducing fossil fuel-based per capita electricity consumption in buildings in five Caribbean pilot countries and intends to apply part of the proceeds towards contracts» Read more
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 VIENNA, 05 September 2017 – The Korea Energy Agency (KEA) has agreed to support the newly established Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE) in the development of a regional renewable energy mini-grid programme for the Pacific Island Countries and Territories. The United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (UNIDO) Deputy to the Director General, Hiroshi» Read more
18th August, 2017 – The Credit Delivery and Administration Department took part in
a Caribbean Climate Online Risk and Adaptation Tool (CCORAL) training at the
George Price Centre for Peace and Development.
CCORAL is a system developed by the Caribbean Community Climate Change
Centre (CCCCC) which helps decision makers to see all kinds of activities through
a “climate” or “Climate change” lens
Supplyside West 2017 Speaker Heather Neves Duncan-Fairman Technical Advisor for the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) SIDS DOCK Island Women Open Network (IWON)
Heather Neves Duncan-Fairman
Technical Advisor for the Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
SIDS DOCK Island Women Open Network (IWON)
Heather Neves Duncan-Fairman is the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) DOCK Island Women Open Network (IWON) technical advisor. Comprised of 32 countries, the intergovernmental collaboration has all the rights and privileges of a United Nations organization.» Read more
Apply to be a 2018 Climate Change Fellow
AOSIS Climate Change Fellowship Program
In 2014 AOSIS established the Climate Change Fellowship Program. The program brings early career professionals from AOSIS member countries to New York for one year to participate as part of each Fellow’s national delegation to the UNFCCC and UNHQ.
Each year, candidates are selected to spend a year based in New York following climate change issues, including attending all major UNFCCC meetings. Fellows are expected to spend 80% of their time on AOSIS related matters and 20% on national issues.» Read more