SIDS civil society interregional policy and advocacy hub
Status of initiative: Completed
Description/achievement of initiative

The partnership which will create an interregional SIDS civil society policy and advocacy hub was further confirmed by the call from the Major Groups and other Stakeholder Forum which called for greater coordination and collaboration across SIDS.The partnership will seek to undertake three main objectives:The creation of specific recognition of the SIDS region within global policy spacesThe development of a knowledge hub for documenting best practices of CSO implementation in areas related to the Samoa PathwayThe creation of a CSO monitoring and evaluation framework to track implementation of agreed Samoa pathway action pointsDevelopment of a capacity building programme for civil society across the SIDS region

Implementation methodologies

The partnership will be achieved through joint sourcing of funding and the creation of institutional linkages linkages across the two organizations.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

The partnership will build capacity across the three SIDS regions

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

The partnership will be governed through an MoU between the coordinating organizations and the establishment of a Coordination Management Team .The oversight body will be the Board of Directors of both organizations


Pacific Islands Association for Non Governmental Organizations (PIANGO), Caribbean Policy Development Centre
Launch of capacity building programme
One Monitoring and Evaluation Meeting
One best practise book
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Two staff members from each organization
In-kind contribution
USD $100,000
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 1 July
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Date of completion: October 2017
Operating in countries
Contact information/focal point(s)
Shantal Munro- Knight, shantalmunro@gmail.com

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