Paragraph 95 of Samoa Pathway
Noting that invasive alien species pose a threat to sustainable development and undermine the efforts of small island developing States to protect biodiversity and livelihoods, preserve and maintain ocean resources and ecosystem resiliency, enhance food security and adapt to climate change, we call for support for the efforts of small island developing States:
(a) To enhance multisectoral collaboration at the national, regional and international levels, including through expanded support to existing structures, to effectively address invasive alien species
Responsibilities by UN system
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (lead)

Implementing Partnerships
Caribbean Challenge Initiative (CCI)
Global Adaptation Network (GAN)
Western Indian Ocean Coastal Challenge (WIOCC)

Time frame/Deliverables
UNEP: Regional Seas and regional projects (Caribbean Challenge, Micronesia Challenge and Western Indian Ocean Coastal Challenge)
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