Pacific Islands on the front line of climate change: UN chief

A 16-year-old child swims in the flooded area of Aberao village in Kiribati. The Pacific island is one of the countries worst affected by sea-level rise. Picture: UNICEF/Sokhin

NEW YORK, 01 OCTOBER 2018 (UN NEWS CENTRE) – The concerns of the Pacific Islands, on the front line of climate change, are at the heart of the United Nations work, said Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday, at a meeting of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), an intergovernmental organization, which holds UN Observer status. The […]

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