Promoting action to build resilient and sustainable island communities

Leaders in Island Resilience UNFCCC COP 23

Date: 6 to 17 November 2017
Location: UNFCCC COP23, Bonn, Germany
Host: GLISPA Leaders
Strategic Priority: Building resilient and sustainable island communities

 

The Global Island Partnership at COP23, Twenty Third Conference of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change Convention, Bonn, Germany, 6 to 17 November 2017 was lead by H.E. Tommy E. Remengesau Jr., President of Palau, H.E. Hilda Heine, President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (new GLISPA Leader), The Hon. Didier Dogley, Minister of Environment, Energy & Climate Change of the Republic of Seychelles and The Hon. Dr. Kedrick Pickering, Deputy Premier of the British Virgin Islands, and Ambassador Spencer Thomas of Grenada. The members and friends the Partnership coordinated a series of events that demonstrated the leadership of islands united in strong partnerships to build island resilience. The Partnership also continued to build the movement of people willing to take action to build island resilience globally through the Global Island Partnership. Learn more about the outcomes and highlights here:

Download the GLISPA Event Spotlight: Leaders in Island Resilience

Watch the Leaders in Island Resilience from IISD Reporting Services / ENV on Vimeo