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Making new ties with old friends

Politics

/ Maldives

Making new ties with old friends

The Maldives turns the page on a cloudy recent past and pushes forward with measures to strengthen democracy

Economy

/ Maldives

“We need the people at the highest levels in the court system to be completely replaced”
“We need the people at the highest levels in the court system to be completely replaced”

Ahmed Murad

Senior Partner at Mazlan & Murad Law Associates

Preserving the delicate natural beauty of the Maldivian atolls

Environment

/ Maldives

Preserving the delicate natural beauty of the Maldivian atolls

Plastic bottles, discarded fishing nets and fuel leaks have become a common sight in the Maldives.

Environment

/ Maldives

“We are targeting 70% of clean power production by 2030”
“We are targeting 70% of clean power production by 2030”

Dr. Hussain Rasheed Hassan

Minister of Environment

Environment

/ Maldives

“If we keep changing plans every time a government changes, no real impact will ever be achieved”
“If we keep changing plans every time a government changes, no real impact will ever be achieved”

Hassan Ahmed

President at Save The Beach Maldives

Environment

/ Maldives

“Sustainability laws are outdated and need to be revamped”
“Sustainability laws are outdated and need to be revamped”

Shaahina Ali

Chairperson at Parley for the Oceans, Maldives

Resorts join the fight for the environment

Environment

/ Maldives

Resorts join the fight for the environment

Education & Research

/ Maldives

“Today, access to education in the Maldives is free from kindergarten to university”
“Today, access to education in the Maldives is free from kindergarten to university”

Ibrahim Hassan

Minister of Higher Education

Canada bans single-use plastics

Environment

/ Canada

Canada bans single-use plastics