Strengthening inclusiveness of youth and people with disability

Tuvalu is the fourth smallest country in the world with a population of 12,000 located in the South Pacific. It has always been a warning alarm bell to our people on how vulnerable Tuvalu is to the impact of climate change.

“As youths struggling every day to face the reality of storm surge, sea level rise, drought and other impact of climate change, it gives us the courage to enter the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project song competition,” said Lilly Pugameau who won the first-prize in the Solo Category of a song competition that was held during the World Environment Day in Tuvalu on Friday 25 June.

The song competition was organized by the UN Development Programme through the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project (TCAP) and attracted youths from the islands including people living with disability. More