February 2017 (Volume 2, Issue 1)
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A newsletter on Small Island Developing States, prepared by United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs with inputs from members of the Inter-Agency Consultative Group (IACG) on SIDS.
Preparations of The Ocean Conference are in full swing
Bahamas Symposium, 21-23 February 2017
Celebrating 10 years of Island Leadership at CBD COP13, Cancun, Mexico
GOS-UNDP-GEF Resource Efficiency hosts back-to-back energy efficiency events
Finding a Way to Transform Energy on Islands
Funding opportunity for the SIDS Delegates to participate in the next 2017 HRC regular sessions and Fellowship Programme: How to apply?
Seychelles’ environment staff gain new skills in law enforcement
MIA report validation concludes GOS-UNDP-GEF Mercury Project
SIDS Centre of Excellence in Aruba: Building Bridges Between Islands of Knowledge
Sustainable Tourism Development Initiatives in the Pacific Region
New financial plan to strengthen management of Seychelles’ Protected Areas
First Conference of the African Small Island Developing States and Madagascar (SIDSAM) held in Cabo Verde
Towards the establishment of the Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE)
Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management (PPDRM)
UNODC’s New Publication on “Procurement and Corruption in Small Island Developing States: Challenges and Emerging Practices.”
WIPO to launch the WIPO GREEN Experts Database
Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub is open for business
SIDS attending the next session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva (27 February - 24 March 2017)
Building the capacity of SIDS in the field of Human Rights: The Trust Fund’s main objective
New course sets high standards for plant identification
COP 22: Innovative Solutions to Climate Change Challenges for the SIDS
The new partnership between IOM and the Ocean and Climate Platform (OCP)
Ahead of The Ocean Conference, OHRLLS Director stresses importance of partnerships and coherence at Wilton Park meeting for small islands
IMF briefs SIDS on their work on Small States Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change
Peace Boat departs from New York City after events with the United Nations, local New York community
Join the e-consultation on the Global Action Programme on Food Security and Nutrition in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
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