Posts tagged #adaptation

Applications open for Small Island Developing States Conference Delegation

The Aotearoa Youth Leadership Institute is thrilled to announce that applications are now open for the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States. Taking place from 1 - 4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain an understanding of development issues in the Pacific.

Natalie Jones: Earthquake Recovery Minister denies climate science: what does this mean for the Christchurch rebuild?

I’m here in Warsaw at the annual UN climate talks – part of what are, perhaps, the most crucial negotiations for the future of our planet. However, to my surprise, New Zealand are not covering the talks at all.

Natalie Jones: NGOs and disaster relief

Today is the first day of COY! Such an inspiring day so far, meeting lots of awesome people from around the world. Everyone here has an interesting story to tell. The first workshop I attended was about climate-related disasters, run by Taiwanese youth. Lisa's going to write more about it (and I broadly agree with what she says), but I want to share one other aspect of the workshop.