Territorial Integrity and Sovereignty: Climate Change and Security in the Pacific and Beyond

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Part of the Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace book series (HSHES, volume 8)

Abstract

In June 2009 the United Nations General Assembly acknowledged, with resolution A/64/281, that climate change may have implications for security (chap. 33 by Kurtz). The small island states were among the main drivers behind the resolution because of their concerns regarding the impacts of climate change. Two years earlier, in April 2007, several countries had mentioned during the debate at the United Nations Security Council that the small island states are those which are particularly threatened by climate change (UNSC 2007).

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European Union World Trade Organisation Solomon Island Human Security Island State 
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