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The African Media Initiative (AMI) has taken the difficult decision of postponing the 7th African Media Leaders Forum, which was due to take place from November 12-14th 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa. This action is a result of much debate by the AMI board and management, and is informed by current developments on the continent.

A new study by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has for the first time, brought to the fore a serious discussion on the specific plight of African Small Island Development States, as they face rising sea levels, and dwindling economic activities in the face of climate change, according to officials of the African Climate Policy Center (ACPC).