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SIDS Action Platform
The SIDS Action Platform has been developed to support the follow up to the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS Conference), including through a partnerships platform, a partnerships framework, and a UN Implementation Matrix. [Click to view]
Multi-stakeholder Partnership Dialogue
  • When: Thur, 4 September 2014, 10 AM - 1 PM
  • Where: Savaii Partnerships Hall, Apia, Samoa
  • Participation: Open for all accredited participants to the SIDS Conference
Partnership interventions
Stakeholders wishing to participate in the interactive dialogue of the multi-stakeholder Partnership Dialogue in Samoa are requested to register its SIDS specific partnership, following the outlined criteria, in the SIDS 2014 Partnerships Platform.

All attending participants are encouraged to coordinate with the SIDS Conference Secretariat (click for contact form) ahead of time so relevant information can be showcased at the session, if an intervention on launching/reviewing a partnership is expected.
Partnerships Platform
  • The Partnerships Platform has 65 registered partnerships in the area of Water and sanitation, food security and waste management.
  • All Partnerships in this area
Water and sanitation, food security and waste management


The session will focus on "Water and Sanitation, Food Security and Waste Management" and its interrelated and complementary issues as to bring out the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development, as well as cross-cutting issues, such as the enabling factors of financing, capacity building, technology transfer, technical cooperation and institutional development.

The session will be grouped in three sub-clusters:
  1. Water and Sanitation
  2. Food Security
  3. Waste Management


The interactive discussion in the three sub-clusters will be guided respectively by the following questions:

  • Water and Sanitation: What types of partnerships are most effective for promoting sustainable use of freshwater resources and access to sanitation and hygiene, and why?
  • Food Security: What types of partnerships are most effective in promoting healthy diets and sustainable food production and consumption, and why?
  • Waste Management: What types of partnerships are most effective in promoting environmentally sound chemicals and waste management, and why?

More information in the Concept Note.
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