9 Sep, 2014

Promoting Career Prospects for young people in the Sciences to ensure sustainable island living

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On 2 September 2014, the Ministry of Environment and Energy, the Seychelles, the Government of the Dominican Republic and UNESCO organized a side event that provided a platform for four young scientists to advocate for improved science education and the promotion of careers in the sciences for young people in SIDS. The meeting was chaired […]

6 Sep, 2014

SAMOA: Pacific women, youth to benefit from partnerships – UN

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(UN News Centre) 3 September 2014 – Women and youth must be seen as partners in development and involved, not just included, in decision-making, according to discussions at the United Nations conference on small island developing states which wraps up Thursday in Samoa. “Girls are getting education and employment opportunities in the Pacific, but they