Islands First

Founding Year: 2008

Staff: 4


Nicholas Arons (Founder & Chairman)

Is a nonprofit organization dedicated to “helping small island nations protect the Earth’s climate and oceans by providing them with experienced, expert support to help ensure their voices are heard.” It also works with them on advancing their “priorities on climate change, oceans, and sustainable development through capacity building and support, information dissemination, strategic planning facilitation, and connecting partners with various stakeholders.”



Islands First contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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