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Ecologically fragile and vulnerable island states that are exposed to adverse natural phenomena and environmental disasters, such as hurricanes, typhoons and floods, whose intensity and severity are believed to have increased recently due to climate change. Global warming and the rising sea level imply that some low-lying island States face existential threats. (Source: UN-DESA, ST/ESA/2010/CDP/10)


Alternative labels:
small island developing state

In other languages

petit État insulaire en développement
малое островное развивающееся государство
pequeño Estado insular en desarrollo
دولة جزرية صغيرة نامية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with small island developing country

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Stockholm Convention
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
World Heritage Convention
Governing Council
Noumea Convention
Cartagena Convention
United Nations Environment Assembly