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More climate funding needed to ‘transition from rhetoric to decisive action’

Climate action taken so far to help fund efforts in cash-strapped small island developing States (SIDS) “does not measure up to what has been said”...

Global unemployment set to decline slightly this year: UN labour agency

Global unemployment numbers will fall modestly this year, but unequal access to jobs is still a problem worldwide, particularly for women in poorer countries, the...

SIDS drowning in debt and ‘running on empty’, warns Guterres in Antigua

International financing is the fuel for sustainable development, but small island States are “running on empty” - drowning in debt and rising sea levels due...

UN hub reaches remote Pacific islanders: A UN Resident Coordinator blog

The communities of thousands of tiny Pacific islands are the frontline gamechangers tackling the climate crisis, and a hub based in Micronesia now hosts more...

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...

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

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)...