Climate change tops UN summit agenda in Samoa

UN conference set to tackle climate and economic issues facing the world's most vulnerable countries.

    It is the biggest event the tiny Pacific nation of Samoa has ever seen.

    A United Nations conference is getting underway to discuss the issues facing some of the world’s most vulnerable countries.

    The UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon says economic and environmental sustainability will top the agenda.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Apia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    We explore how Salah Ed-Din unified the Muslim states and recaptured the holy city of Jerusalem from the crusaders.