Anote Tong, former president of Kiribati, spoke at Georgetown on October 17.
President Tong discussed how his home country can support "migration with dignity" to avoid relocation of residents as climate refugees. A key excerpt from his remarks is posted below.
This week we asked our bloggers what do climate change and recent international negotiations on the issue this mean for countries in different parts of the world, especially for those most vulnerable, like Kiribati?
Anote Tong | November 11, 2016
Camille Gaskin-Reyes | November 10, 2016
François Pazisnewende Kaboré | November 10, 2016
Paulus Bambang Irawan | November 10, 2016
Randall Amster | November 10, 2016
Rene Micallef | November 10, 2016
Aaron Silberman | November 9, 2016
Arjun Mehrotra | November 9, 2016
Kiribati and Anote Tong's Plea: Climate Change Endangers the Safety and Livelihoods of Human Beings Worldwide
Gaia Mattiace | November 9, 2016