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Small Islands look to cities for climate change ideas

"As small island states, it is easy for us to be lost in the wider discourse"


Inter American Court delivers landmark decision of importance for many small states

In response to a consultation made by Colombia, the Court recognized the right to a healthy environment as fundamental to human existence. They also recognized the impact of climate change on human rights. 


International Arbitration Alert!

On 15 September 2017, the Parliament of the Republic of Fiji enacted the International Arbitration Act 2017 (the “Act”). The Act implements the United Nations Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards 1958 (the “New York Convention”), which Fiji ratified on 27 September 2010.