Reflections from the Pacific - climate change and global governance
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In this twenty-two minute speech, the former President of Kiribati, Anote Tong gives his reflections from the perspective of governing a small Pacific island nation. Kiribati is predicted to be one of the first nations to be a major victim of climate change and rising sea levels. President Tong has been a prominent international advocate for climate change regulation and global governance. He is now an Ambassador for the Global Challenges Foundation and their major initiative the New Shape prize.
This speech was recorded as part of ’21st Century Regulation and Governance Challenges’ on 21 June 2017 at the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet), ANU.
This event celebrated the launch of RegNet’s new book Regulatory Theory: Foundations and Applications. The book, edited by Prof Peter Drahos, is a collection of deep and broad reflections on all things regulation and governance. Authored by RegNet academics past and present, Regulatory Theory establishes the foundations and applications of the RegNet approach to studying regulation and governance, based on principles of social justice, environmental sustainability and human wellbeing.
Regulatory Theory: Foundations and Applications is available for free download or purchase.
You can also use this interactive tool to help you explore the book by particular themes.
Image: Anote Tong, President of the Republic of Kiribati, addresses the general debate of the sixty-fourth session of the General Assembly, United Nations Photo, Flickr under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0