UPDATING LIVE: Small island States meet in Antigua and Barbuda charting new course to sustainable prosperity

Good morning from the blue waters and lush green hills of the Caribbean. We’re reporting live from the high level opening of the Fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4) on the beautiful twin island nation of Antigua and Barbuda.  https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2024/05/1150266
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UPDATING LIVE: Small island States meet in Antigua and Barbuda charting new course to sustainable prosperity
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In Antigua, island youth build ‘wall of commitment’ to turn tide against climate crisis

In Antigua, island youth build ‘wall of commitment’ to turn tide against climate crisis

26 May 2024

It may be built out of recyclable cardboard boxes, but when world leaders officially open the Fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4) on Monday, one of the manifestations of young people’s hopes for a better future that will greet them is a solid “wall of commitment” imploring them to take more action against the ravages of climate change.

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‘All hands on deck’ in Antigua and Barbuda as small island States chart course to resilient prosperity

‘All hands on deck’ in Antigua and Barbuda as small island States chart course to resilient prosperity

23 May 2024

Leaders from small island developing States worldwide will converge on the shores of Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean this weekend to deliver a bold new plan of action to build resilience on the road to the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Could the answer to 100% renewable energy in Dominica be under the ground?

Could the answer to 100% renewable energy in Dominica be under the ground?

30 Apr 2024

A small but growing number of countries are well on their way to producing all of their electricity from renewable sources. Dominica, in the eastern Caribbean, is planning to join these pioneers and become the first small island developing State (SIDS) to stop using fossil fuels for energy generation.