International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Mr. Chris Richter
Associate Migration Officer
Office of the Permanent Observer to the United Nations
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We affirm that there are different approaches, visions, models and tools available to each country, in accordance with its national circumstances and priorities, for achieving sustainable development in its three dimensions, which is our overarching goal. In this regard, we consider the green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication as one of the important tools available for achieving sustainable development. We call upon the United Nations system, in collaboration with other stakeholders, to strengthen its coordination and support of small island developing States that want to pursue green economy policies.
Green Economy Training Programme (delivered 2014)

UNCTAD: promotes trade-related activities based on the wealth of opportunities offered by the ocean economy (publication, global event in 2015).

IOM: Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) (Completion: December 2016)

OESC/DESA: The 2015 ECOSOC Integration Segment HLPF discussion on SIDS (Jun-Jul 2015)
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To support a sustainable development statistics and information programme for small island developing States;
IOM: MECLEP project
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To improve interregional and intraregional cooperation and collaboration among small island developing States, including, where required, through institutional mechanisms and capacity-building;
IOM: MECLEP project
Name of Partnership
Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy
Mostly funded by the European Commission (EC), led by IOM and a consortium of si...
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