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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 15: Life on Land

Organizations relating to Islands

International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1993
Network of the Insular Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the European Union / Chios, Greece / Est. 1999
Evangelical Alliance of the South Pacific Islands
Institute of Island Studies / Charlottetown PE, Canada / Est. 1985
International Small Islands Studies Association / Msida, Malta / Est. 1992
Islands and Small States Institute, Malta / Msida, Malta / Est. 1989
Southern African and Islands Hydrographic Commission / Monaco, Monaco / Est. 1996
United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States / New York NY, USA / Est. 2001
Small Island Developing States Network / New York NY, USA
Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Insular Coastal Dynamics / Msida, Malta / Est. 1987
Convention to Ban the Importation into Forum Island Countries of Hazardous Wastes and Radioactive Wastes and to Control the Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within the South Pacific / Est. 1995
Kagoshima University Research Center for the Pacific Islands / Kagoshima, Japan / Est. 1988
UNESCO Environment and Development in Coastal Regions and Small Islands / Jakarta, Indonesia / Est. 1996
International Island Games Association / Douglas, UK / Est. 1985
Protocol Relating to the Karagatch Territory and the Islands of Imbros and Tenedos / Est. 1923
European Small Islands Federation / Rudkíbing, Denmark
Global Islands Network / Knockintorran, UK / Est. 2002
Global Forum on Oceans, Coasts and Islands / Newark DE, USA / Est. 2002
Treaty Relating to Their Insular Possessions and Insular Dominions in the Pacific Ocean / Est. 1921
Nordic Cooperation Archipelago / Nagu, Finland / Est. 1978
Islands of the Baltic Sea / Stralsund, Germany / Est. 1989
Alliance of Small Island States / New York NY, USA / Est. 1990
Media Island International / Olympia WA, USA / Est. 1991
Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Isles / Galapagos, Ecuador / Est. 1959
Islands Commission / Rennes, France / Est. 1979

View all profiles (42 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Islands

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Legal havens
Threatened island habitats
Inadequate transport systems for isolated islands
Territorial disputes between states
Rising sea level

Action Strategies relating to Islands

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Assessing small island carrying capacity and development options
Conserving island animals and plants
Growing cotton
Protecting island populations
Educating for integrated island management
Adapting coast management techniques to environmental conditions on small islands
Surveying natural resources of small islands
Assisting coastal and island states to expand marine research capabilities
Conserving Socotra Island desert ecoregion
Conserving Hainan Island forest ecoregion
Conserving Andaman Islands forest ecoregion
Conserving Nansei Shoto Archipelago forest ecoregion
Conserving Galapagos Islands scrub ecoregion
Conserving Seychelles and Mascarene Islands forest ecoregion
Conserving South Pacific island forest ecoregion
Conserving Gulf of Guinea island forest ecoregion
Conserving South Island temperate rainforest ecoregion
Conserving New Guinea outer islands/Solomon Islands moist forest ecoregion
Supporting sustainable development of small island developing countries
Increasing cross-island access
Improving inter-island information exchanges
Using land-locked and island countries as havens
Limiting cross-island access
Increasing outer island trade
Implementing island development project

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