Small Island Developing States Current Affairs, GK & News

Tony de Brum, well-known climate awareness activist passes away

Tony de Brum (72), the former Marshall Islands foreign, has passed away in Majuro, Marshall Islands on August 22, 2017. He was the leading advocate for the landmark Paris Agreement and an internationally recognised voice in the fight against climate change. de Brum also fought against nuclear weapons and for his nation’s independence.

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India contributes additional $1 million to India-UN Development Partnership Fund

India has contributed an additional $1 million to India-UN Development Partnership Fund launched to support sustainable development projects across the developing world. Earlier, India had made an initial contribution of $1 million when the fund was created. The amount was allocated for the implementation of a project benefiting seven Small Island Developing States in South ..

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India sets up Diplomatic Relations with Niue

India has signed a Joint Communiqué on the establishment of Diplomatic Relations b/w India and Niue. Niue An island country in South Pacific Ocean.  Member of regional bodies such as the Pacific Island Forum and the Pacific Community and also of UNESCO, WTO and FAO. Population of around 1400. Another name for Niue is ‘Rock ..

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