Activities

COP 19: Climate changed and community-based relocation
In May 2014, the New Zealand Court of Appeal dismissed a claim by Kiribati citizen that sea level rise due to climate change was making his country uninhabitable and that he and his family should be allowed to stay ...
Community work for climate change adaptation
Many SIDS communities face growing disaster-related challenges, including the adverse impacts of climate change. Sea level rise, storm surges, coastal erosion, limited water resources, and changes to the frequency ...
Sustainable Energy initiative
The Arctic and the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) share a need to overcome energy insecurity and replace polluting fossil fuels with cleaner sources of energy. In response, MSV is developing a new project th ...
Climate change and community-based relocation
The IPCC’s 2007 Fourth Assessment Report and other studies recognize the potential for mass displacement and relocation of peoples and communities around the world. Regardless of the causes, forced displacement and ...
Portraits of Resilience
Portraits of Resilience is a photography project that works with youth and schools in the Arctic and Small Island Developing States to document the effects of climate change in their local communities.These geograp ...
Global engagement in climate negotiations & IPCC
Many Strong Voices uses the Unted Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations to spread the word on climate change and its effects on SIDS and the Arctic while raising awareness about the r ...