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  • The President and Members of the Association wishes all a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year 2023...  G20 Summit leaders in Bali planted mangrove trees (Nov 2022) as commitment to climate change......ADD has been accredited to UNEP as from 8 Sept 2022.....ADD has assisted inhabitants in the setting up of a Cooperative Society in the South-East with the support of MOL.....La Nina to continue to March 2023 likely to affect cyclone season in Indian Ocean...........Global temp 1.1°C above average.......-ADD's new email address:



ADD was granted Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UNECOSOC) at its formal session in July 2011. This is the highest level of recognition that UN grants to an NGO. The Association may participate in all UN meetings involving NGOs and may present documents for distribution.

The Association is affiliated to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany. Working arrangements will be established with UNFCCC's Commission dealing with environmental matters. ADD was affiliated to the former UN Commission on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) in New York.

In Mauritius, ADD maintains contacts with the Secretariats of UN namely the UNDP Office and those of the European Union and the Secretariat of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC).