Island Futures: An Island State of Mind

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Island Futures: An Island State of Mind

Climate change, the world economy, migration —tricky issues like these raise questions about the sustainability of small island societies. With a special focus on island perspectives running through the 2018 festival, we open with a high-level debate on hopes and possibilities for islands like ours.

Featuring NGC President Mark Loquan, Philip Nanton, author of Frontiers of the Caribbean, environmentalist Alexander Girvan, and Sharifa Ali-Abdullah, Assistant Resident Representative for the United Nations Development Programme; chaired by Vicki Assevero. With a wake-up spoken word performance by Deneka Thomas.