Entries by Zahidah (Zaidy)

Sharing the Responsibility of the Implementation of New International Voluntary Guidelines for Small-Scale Fisheries via Regional and National Networks.

In June 2014, United Nations’s (UN) Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) adopted the International Voluntary Guideline for Small-scale Fisheries in the context of Food and Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF-VG). The commitment of the UN system to achieve results in full alignment with national priorities is part and parcel of its shared identity and an […]

Last week of the Ist phase & fellow update on 2nd Phase

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]his week the fellows presented their research proposal. The presentations were mandatory together with the attendance of all the fellows. Each presenter had a 1 hour session to present his/her topic and then open the floor for questions and discussion. The presentations aimed to allow the fellows to show how his/her proposed topic of research […]

When the Planks of the Voyaging Canoe Fit Together Well, Great Feats Are Possible : A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SIDS

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) took place from 1-4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, on the theme of ‘The Sustainable Development of SIDS Through Genuine and Durable Partnerships.’ In parallel with plenary discussions, six multi-stakeholder Partnership Dialogues took place on the themes of: sustainable economic development; climate change and disaster […]

Sailing together : Hōkūle‘a and the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage all the Way to The United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States (UNSIDS) Apia, Samoa, 1 to 4 September 2014

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] love sailing and sailing on traditional boats is a great privilege.. How is the UNSIDS conference so different. You have to know this. “If we view our Earth as an island it becomes apparent that we must change course to ensure a healthy, sustainable world.” Nainoa Thompson, Master Navigator of the Hōkūle‘a and Hikianalia […]

Role of Seafood in global food Security

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring the 9th week of the fellowship programme the fellows attended the 15th meeting of the Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea (ICP): The role of Seafood in Global food security. All the panel presentations can be found on the links below: http://www.un.org/Depts/los/consultative_process/documents/List%20of%20panellists%20for%20the%2015th%20meeting%20of%20the%20ICP%20for%20website.pdf. Fellows’ role was to observe the meeting […]