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Organizations relating to Islands

Small Island Developing States - Island Energy for Island Life
Global Islands Network / Knockintorran, UK / Est. 2002
Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands / Puerto Ayora, Ecuador / Est. 1959
Island Dynamics / Copenhagen, Denmark / Est. 2009
Institute of Island Studies / Charlottetown PE, Canada / Est. 1985
Centre for Tourism in Islands and Coastal Areas / Chatham, UK
Small Islands Initiative / Marseille, France
Island Conservation / Santa Cruz CA, USA
Confederation of Employers' Organizations of the Indian Ocean Islands / Port Louis, Mauritius / Est. 1992
Indian Ocean Islands Association for Environmental Assessment / Est. 2002
Southern African and Islands Hydrographic Commission / Monte Carlo, Monaco / Est. 1996
Kagoshima University Research Center for the Pacific Islands / Kagoshima, Japan / Est. 1988
Media Island International / Olympia WA, USA / Est. 1991
Åland International Institute of Comparative Island Studies / Mariehamn, Finland / Est. 2007
Conference of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the Island Regions of the European Union
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
Protocol Relating to the Karagatch Territory and the Islands of Imbros and Tenedos / Est. 1923
Treaty Relating to Their Insular Possessions and Insular Dominions in the Pacific Ocean / Est. 1921
Evangelical Alliance of the South Pacific Islands / Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
International Center for Medicine and Law, Staten Island / Staten Island NY, USA / Est. 1982
Mediterranean Island Network / Est. 1996
Island Resources Foundation / Est. 1972
Archipelago / Brest, France
Pacific Islanders in Communications / Honolulu HI, USA / Est. 1991
Forum Telecommunications Programme / Est. 1989
Caritas inter-îles
Issue Based Indian Ocean Network / Est. 1985
Weisse Inseln / Est. 1954
South Pacific Islands Criminal Intelligence Network / Est. 1987
European Islands System of Links and Exchanges / Ajaccio, France / Est. 1992
Regional Information and Informatics Network for South Pacific Island Nations / Apia, Samoa / Est. 1999
Integrated Biodiversity Strategies for Islands and Coastal Regions
Consortium of Caribbean Universities for Natural Resource Management / Humacao, Puerto Rico / Est. 1988
Clean Islands International / Est. 1992
Institut de développement des îles méditerranéennes / Corte, France / Est. 1976
Asia and South Pacific Island Trading Organization
Godzilla - Asian and Pacific Islander Art Network / New York NY, USA / Est. 1990
Archipelago Mundi / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1980
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission / Est. 1990
South Pacific Islands Fisheries Development Agency / Est. 1970
UNU Small Islands Network
Cooperative Islands Initiative / Auckland, New Zealand / Est. 2002
World Association for Island Studies / Jeju, Korea Rep / Est. 2002
Islands Commission / Rennes, France / Est. 1979
European Small Islands Federation / Westport, Ireland / Est. 2001
Nordic Cooperation Archipelago / Nagu, Finland / Est. 1978
Islands of the Baltic Sea / Kärdla, Estonia / Est. 1989
Islands and Small States Institute, Malta / Msida, Malta / Est. 1989
Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Insular Coastal Dynamics / Msida, Malta / Est. 1987
IOC Sub-Commission for Africa and the Adjacent Island States / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 2011

View all profiles (77 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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