Smaller island nations aim for joint proposal to access climate funds

BY BERNADETTE H. CARREON

Palau Correspondent

KOROR, Palau — Smaller island states again reiterated the need to unite to work on a joint proposal to access Green Climate Fund — a global fund to assist developing countries response to the impacts of climate change.

In the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ meeting, which took place Sept. 4 to Sept. 8 in Apia, Samoa, the leaders stressed the need to form a collective voice on climate change and financing for vulnerable states, such as the smaller nations.

Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi said there is strength in numbers. 

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