Fale Lesa, a Commonwealth Correspondent from New Zealand and Samoa, gives a personal account of Samoa’s recent history.
UN Women’s Ellie van Baaren describes how UN Women is working with Pacific market vendors to help strengthen their conditions of work, earning power and leadership abilities, which has positive effects on entire communities.
Makareta Rika, a market vendor from Fiji who has been instrumental in improving market infrastructure and establishing a vendors association, shares her experiences.
Carlos Germano F. Costa, a UNDP Consultant, discusses the real and present threats of climate change to SIDS, and the impacts and costs of adaptation
Michael Gill, Air Transport Action Group, discusses the economic impact of aviation and tourism on Small Island States