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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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 the Centre and will» Read 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 services the Firm can provide in» Read more
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
SIDS-SIDS Partnership: Sustainable Energy for Blue Island Economies by SIDS DOCK, PCREEE, CCREEE, ECREEE, UNIDO (Intergovernmental organization)
DESCRIPTION – SDG 14 TARGETS COVERED – DELIVERABLES – RESOURCES MOBILIZED
The Small Island Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience Initiative (SIDS DOCK), the Pacific Community (SPC), the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) are partnering on the establishment of a network of regional sustainable energy centres for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean, Pacific, Indian Ocean and Africa. The network is supported by the Government of Austria, Spain and other international partners.» Read more
Cabeólica is a groundbreaking project that stemmed from Cape Verde’s aspirations to increase wind energy penetration by promoting a Public Private Partnership (PPP) which engaged foreign investment and technical and business know-how. The PPP was established between Africa Finance Corporation, Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation, InfraCo Africa Limited, the State of Cape Verde and Electra SARL., the Government-owned national utility company, and resulted in the creation of Cabeólica S.A., the first commercial-scale, privately financed, Public Private Partnership wind farm project in Sub-Saharan Africa.» Read more
Opportunity for talented and diverse young people to contribute and grow their skills as they launch a career in international development.
The 2017 application process will open April 5th through April 19th, 2017.
The World Bank Group Analyst Program is a new and unique opportunity for exceptionally talented young people with a passion for international development to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems.» Read more
16 October 2016, United Nations Headquarters New York
SIDS DOCK, the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience organisation, announced that His Excellency Mr. Enele Sosene Sopoaga, OBE, Prime Minister and Minister for Public Utilities of Tuvalu, has been appointed President of the second SIDS DOCK Assembly, on 24 September 2016, during its second session held at the United Nations (UN) headquarters on the margins of the General Debate of the 71st United Nations General Assembly.» Read more
The Secretariat of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre presents its compliments to the States Parties and Signatory States of the SIDS DOCK, and in its capacity as Interim Secretariat of the SIDS DOCK, has the honour to announce, pursuant to the Decision of the second session of the SIDS DOCK Assembly contained in document number A/2/DC/3/Rev.1, the post of Secretary-General for the SIDS DOCK.» Read more