DC -- GWU -- Elliott School -- Event: Global Warming and Small Island States: The Case of Timor-Leste:
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Description of Pictures: You're invited to join a conversation with His Excellency Isilio Coelho, Ambassador of Timor-Leste to the United States.
ABOUT AMBASSADOR COELHO:
Ambassador Isilio António de Fátima Coelho da Silva (Isilio Coelho) is the current Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (Timor-Leste) to the United States of America.
Prior to this position, he served as the Acting Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation (MFAC) of Timor-Leste, and concomitantly held the position of Director General for Bilateral Affairs of this Ministry. Prior to these positions, he served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Timor-Leste to Japan. Before taking up this Ambassadorial post, he served as Director General for External Relations of MFAC; Director for the Department of Bilateral Affairs; Charge d’Affairs of Timor-Leste Embassy to the Holy See (Vatican), Rome, Italy; Deputy Head of Mission to Timor-Leste Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal; Director of Public Relations and concurrently Director of State Protocol (Chief of State Protocol) of the MFAC.
This event is sponsored by the Elliott School of International Affairs, Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia, the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, and Sustainable GW.
In the audience was Ambassador Gerald Zackios, Ambassador of the Republic of the Marshall Islands to the United States.
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COELHO_200224_019.JPG: Global Warming and Small Island States
The Case of Timor-Leste
COELHO_200224_055.JPG: Isilio Coelho, Ambassador of Timor-Leste to the United States
COELHO_200224_058.JPG: Ambassador Isilio António de Fátima Coelho da Silva (Isilio Coelho)
COELHO_200224_064.JPG: Ambassador Gerald Zackios, Ambassador of the Republic of the Marshall Islands to the United States
COELHO_200224_114.JPG: Geographical Positions of Small Island States
UN Department of Economics & Social Affairs
SIDS [Small Island Developing States]
57 Countries in 3 regions:
3. Africa, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean & South China Sea
COELHO_200224_121.JPG: Small Island States List (UNDESA)
Antigua and Barbuda
British Virgin Islands
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
United States Virgin Islands
Federated States of Micronesia
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Africa, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean and South China Sea (AIMS)
São Tomé and Príncipe
COELHO_200224_124.JPG: Key Issues Among the Priority Concerns of Small Island States
* Development, Sustainability, and Equity Issues
* Sea-level rise
* Beach and Coastal Biological Systems
* Water resources, agricultures, and fisheries
* Human health, settlement and infrastructure, tourism
* Social, cultural, and traditional assets
COELHO_200224_164.JPG: Sea Level
* Haiti = 1.8 mm/year
* Palau = 9 mm/year
* Timor-Leste = 9 mm/year
* USA = 0.8 inch / year? [ = 20.32 mm/year ]
COELHO_200224_172.JPG: State of the Development
Human Development Index = Education, Health & Living Standard Dimensions
* Haiti = 169
* Palau = 55
* Timor-Leste = 131
* USA = 15
Economy / GDP
* Haiti = 868.3
* Palau = 15,859.4
* Timor-Leste = 2,035.5
* USA = 62,794.6
COELHO_200224_182.JPG: Knowledge and Awareness of the Societies on Global Warming
COELHO_200224_185.JPG: Negative Contribution from the Societies to the Degradation of the Environment
* Lack of quality education
* Inadequate media and information
COELHO_200224_188.JPG: The Specific Case of Timor-Leste
COELHO_200224_215.JPG: Stage of Development
COELHO_200224_223.JPG: Economy Snapshots of 2019
COELHO_200224_226.JPG: HDI / Education = National Education Strategic Plan 2011-2030
COELHO_200224_238.JPG: Progress and Completion in Education
COELHO_200224_277.JPG: State - Initiative
* Reforestration "one citizen one tree" 2019
COELHO_200224_281.JPG: Government Initiative
COELHO_200224_286.JPG: Government - Partner Initiative
COELHO_200224_292.JPG: Rainfall & Temperature Scenario In TL by 2050
-- Current 1692mm
-- 2050 1488mm
-- Change -12%
-- Current 24.3 ° C
-- 2050 25.6 ° C
-- Change +1.3 ° C
COELHO_200224_300.JPG: Present and Future
* Present Scenario
* Post 2050 Future Scenario
COELHO_200224_310.JPG: Anthony DeSantis, Isilio Coelho
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