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Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands

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Coastal region and small island papers 16


Voices in a changing world

    Executive summary    Résumé analytique    Resumen ejecutivo
Table of contents
1 Introduction
2 Finding out the issues
3 Island heritage
4 Changing structure of island society
5 Changing island infrastructure
6 Environmental changes
7 Concluding remarks
Annex 1 Opinion survey logistics
Annex 2  Schools involved in the Small Islands Voice internet-based 
youth forum (Phase 2, 2003)
Annex 3  Quantitative summaries of Small Islands Voice internet-
based global forum
Subject index
Geographical index
Report written by: Gillian Cambers, and based on:
Activities undertaken by island countries – www.smallislandsvoice.org
Small Islands Voice global internet forum – www.sivglobal.org
Small Islands Voice youth internet forum, phases 1 and 2 – www.sivyouth.org 
(with username: view, and password: only)
Photos courtesy of Herman Belmar, Gillian Cambers, Claire Green
Design:  Eric Loddé
Layout:   Micheline Turner
Web version:  Claire Blackburn

Other CSI titles

Island states/territories undertaking national activities within the Small 
Islands Voice project
, as at July 2004. Many additional islands are 
participating in the project through the global fora. 

The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this document do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the UNESCO Secretariat concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of their authorities, or concerning the delimitation of their frontiers or boundaries.

Reproduction is authorized, providing that appropriate mention is made of the source, and copies sent to the UNESCO (Paris) address below.This document should be cited as:

UNESCO, 2004. Small Islands Voice - Voices in a changing world.
Coastal region and small island papers 16, UNESCO, Paris, 104 pp.

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The ‘Coastal region and small island papers’ series was launched by the Organization in 1997. Information on CSI activities, as well as extra copies of this document, can be obtained at the following address:

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