By Gyan Chandra Acharya, Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS)
The Carbon War Room, founded by Sir Richard Branson, is an international non-governmental organization which aims to tap into the power of entrepreneurs to implement market-based solutions to climate change.
Margareta Wahlström, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, will moderate a session on creating private sector networks at the SIDS Conference in Apia. Nosh Nalavala, asks Ms. Wahlström more about creating private sector networks in SIDS.
Ronald Jumeau, Seychelles Ambassador for Climate Change and Small Island Developing State Issues, talks to The Commitment about the importance of partnerships for development and climate changeadaptation.
The Commitment spoke to Fia’ailetoa Pepe Christan Fruean, Chief Executive Officer, Digicel Samoa.
Ilisoni Vuidreketi, Chief Executive Officer, South Pacific Tourism Organisation talks to The Commitment on the potential of tourist arrivals in the Pacific.
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THE COMMITMENT is edited and published by Nosh Nalavala at the United Nations in cooperation with the United Nations Office of the High Representative for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States. He is the International Bureau Chief of MediaGlobal, a non-profit media agency, dedicated to creating awareness on issues of poverty, disease, hunger and the impact of climate change on least developed and small island developing countries.