This report has been prepared in response to informal requests by SIDS Member States and territories for WHO assistance in confronting the stark and dire situation which climate change has created in their countries and the impact it is having on their peoples. It is also the joint vision of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, Prime Minister Frank Bainamarama of Fiji and President of the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP23), and Ms Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, when they launched the SIDS Initiative at the COP in Bonn in November 2017. 

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Organization: WHO

Theme: Health

Topics: Environment, Health, COP25 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2017

Language: English