FSM Leader Addresses United Nations

As heads of state took their turn speaking to the General Assembly, the Federated States of Micronesia used its time to address the importance of sustainable development.

The Vice President of the Federated States of Micronesia, H.E. Redley Killion, in his address to the plenary of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) continued to voice the concerns of his country on issues like climate change, sustainable development, the reform of the United Nations and the environment...

More info from a Pacific Magazine article and an FSM Government press release.

Habele is dedicated to promoting educational opportunities and advancement in the Outer Islands of Yap, the most isolated part of Micronesia. We feel that truly sustainable development is guided by local voices and concerns, and must move away from excessive reliance on a disproportionately large public sector. Meaningful social and political sovereignty involves greater economic independence and freedom than presently exists for the FSM; broader educational opportunity is the first step towards personal and national self determination.