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ISLANDS LINKS

Links to relevant web resources on islands

ISLAND INFORMATION RESOURCES in the UN system:
UNITED NATIONS
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Small Island Developing States
SIDSnet (UN DESA)
United Nations Environment Programme
UNEP SIDS
UNEP Islands (this site)
UNEP Tourism - Islands
UN System-wide Earthwatch
UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
FAO SIDS
UNESCO - SIDS & Mauritius Strategy implementation
UNESCO Environment and development in coastal regions and in small islands (CSI) http://www.unesco.org/csi
UNESCO Small Islands Voice http://www.smallislandsvoice.org
UNESCO Small Islands Voice - Youth (password required) http://www.sivyouth.org
UNESCO SIDS http://www.unesco.org/en/sids
 


INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS OF SMALL ISLAND STATES
Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS)
Association of Caribbean States (ACS) - Trinidad and Tobago
Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
Caribbean Environment Programme (CEP) - Jamaica
Council of Regional Organizations in the Pacific (CROP) - Pacific Islands
Forum Fisheries Agency - Solomon Islands
Pacific Islands Forum - Fiji
Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) - New Caledonia
South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC) - Fiji
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) - Samoa

OTHER ISLAND RESOURCES

Global Islands Network (GIN)

IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas Task Force on Island Conservation and Protected Areas (TAFICOPA)

Regional Seas Programmes include most small island States

Global Environment Outlook (GEO) Environment Outlook reports for the major small island regions of the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific:
- Caribbean Environment Outlook 1999
- Pacific Islands Environment Outlook (pdf) 1999
- Western Indian Ocean Environment Outlook (pdf) 1999
- Caribbean Environment Outlook - 2004 (pdf on UNEP web site)
- Pacific Environment Outlook - 2004 (pdf on UNEP web site)
- Atlantic and Indian Ocean Environment Outlook - 2004 (pdf on UNEP web site)

South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC) Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) appropriate for islands

 
CROP (Pacific Islands) marine sector working group: piocean.org
 
 


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Last Updated 10 April 2006
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