Small Island States Pacific Communique
Some of the resolutions noted in the Pacific Communique of the Small Island States:
■ We encourage all countries to revise their nationally determined contributions so as to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to develop long-term low emission strategies for our own economic benefits;
■ We call upon the green climate fund to simplify its procedures to facilitate easier access and disbursement for Pacific Small Island Developing States;
■ We acknowledge that people displaced by the impacts of climate change significantlly heightens the level of tension within countries and the region;
■ We reaffirm our call for the appointment of a special representative to the United Nations Secretary-General on climate change and security in recognition of the fact that climate change represents the single greatest threat to Pacific Small Island Developing States and is a growing global security threat; and
■ We call on the next Conference of Parties for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Chile (COP25) to establish a work programme on the oceans.