Will Habitat III Note the Unique Urbanisation of Small Island States?

July 20th, 2015 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


By: Acclimatise

In 2009, the government of the Maldives epitomized this fear by hosting an underwater meeting of its cabinet. The publicity stunt made headlines worldwide and underscored what a delegate from Nauru told the United Nations Security Council the same year: “Never before has a United Nations member state disappeared. Now we are faced with the threat of losing many owing to the adverse effects of climate change.”

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