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Maldives

The Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is a small island nation in South Asia, situated in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 700 kilometres from the Asian continent's mainland.

Chair: 2009 – 2010

Member since: 2009

 

Capital

Malé

Population (2015)

530,957

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$489.1

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

3.137 tons

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National Focal Points

Ms. Sabra Noordeen

HEAD OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

H.E. Mr. Abdullahi Majeed

MINISTER

Ministry of Environment

National Climate Vulnerability Level and actions

0 Average

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Adaptation: Priority Sectors:

1) Enhancing food security;

2) Infrastructure resilience;

3) Public health;

4) Enhancing water security + 6 other highlighted priority sectors.

Reduce GHG emissions by 24% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2011)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy, transportation and waste.

Adaptation: Priority Sectors:

1) Enhancing food security;

2) Infrastructure resilience;

3) Public health;

4) Enhancing water security + 6 other highlighted priority sectors.

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