United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
Ms. Yamina Djacta
Liaison Office
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Mr. Alain Grimard
UN-Habitat Focal Point for SIDS
Regional Office
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UN entities
Time frame
27 (b)
Taking into full account their national development priorities and individual country circumstances and legislation, we call for support for the efforts of small island developing States to take the following actions:
Enhancing the enabling environment at the national and regional levels to attract more public and private investment in building and maintaining appropriate infrastructure, including ports, roads, transportation, electricity and power generation and information and communications technology infrastructure, and also enhancing the development impact of the private sector and the financial services industry;

UNCTAD provides advisory services to promote sustainable freight activities.
30 (f)
Recognizing that sustainable tourism represents an important driver of sustainable economic growth and decent job creation, we strongly support small island developing States in taking the following actions:
Establishing, upon request, an island, food and sustainable tourism support initiative based on community participation, which takes into consideration ethical values, livelihoods and human settlements, the landscape, the sea, local culture and local products, in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Environment Programme, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, regional development banks and regional and national agricultural, cultural, environmental and tourism authorities where they exist;
UNEP through 10YFP UNITAR: - World Heritage Sites Nomination Training programme Delivered 2003 2014)
We reaffirm the importance of engaging a broad range of stakeholders at the global, regional, subregional, national and local levels, including national, subnational and local governments and the scientific community,private businesses and civil society, and also including youth and persons with disabilities, and also reaffirm that gender equality and the effective participation of women and indigenous peoples are important for effective action on all aspects of climate change.
We urge the international community, including regional and international development banks, bilateral donors, the United Nations system, the International Renewable Energy Agency and other relevant stakeholders to continue to provide adequate support, including in the areas of capacity-building and technology transfer, on mutually agreed terms, for the development and implementation of national, regional and interregional energy policies, plans and strategies to address the special vulnerabilities of small island developing States. We welcome the Global Renewable Energy Islands Network of the International Renewable Energy Agency, which helps small island developing States by pooling knowledge and sharing best practices.
50 (f)
We strongly support actions:
To enhance international cooperation and cooperation among small island developing States for research and technological development and for the implementation of appropriate renewable energy and energy-efficient and environmentally sound technologies for small island developing States, including cleaner fossil fuel technology and smart grid technology, through the provision of, inter alia, financing from a variety of sources, the exchange of best practices and access to efficient technologies on mutually agreed terms;
52 (a)
In consideration of the special case of small island developing States and their unique and particular vulnerabilities, we are committed to supporting their efforts:
To gain access to technical assistance and financing for early warning systems, disaster risk reduction and post-disaster response and recovery, risk assessment and data, land use and planning, observation equipment, disaster preparedness and recovery education programmes, including under the Global Framework for Climate Services, and disaster risk management;
UNEP: Technical assistance to SIDS on incorporating ecoDRR in the national disaster risk deduction framework.
Name of Partnership
International Partnership for Expanding Waste Management Services of Local Authorities (IPLA)
- Global Coordination Support provided by: United Nations Centre for Regional D...
Pacific Partnership Initiative on Sustainable Water Management (PPISWM)
Governments Pacific island countries and territories Intergovernmental Organisat...
Pacific Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Coalition
SPC/SOPAC, World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Children's Fund (UNIC...
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