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Bill | 06 Feb 2015
"The Expert Group Meeting on Vulnerability-Resilience Profile (VRP) was held on 26 - 28 January  in New York. Experts from SIDS national governments, UNDP Resident Representatives and Resident Coordinators, and regional commissions discussed strategies for strengthening the application of VRP in SIDS, shared lessons learned from piloting cases, and refined a VRP Guidelines and a Reference Guide on VRP for policy makers." Report of the EGM on VRP  PDF  
Bill | 18 Nov 2014
Adopted November 14, 2014 The General Assembly today adopted by consensus a text on Accelerated Modalities of Action for Small Island Developing States (SIDS), known as the SAMOA Pathway. By its terms, the Assembly endorsed the outcome document of the Conference, “SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway”, which was annexed to the resolution. Amended orally by the Secretariat prior to its adoption, the resolution required additional resources in the total amount of $...
21 Aug 2014
The Division for Sustainable Development of the UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs produced a brief of the Prototype Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), focusing on Small Island Developing States. The full GSDR can be found here.
07 Aug 2014
"The Government of Curaçao prepared the National Report of Curaçao for the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States to be held in Apia, Samoa, September 1-4 2014. The national report contains a national assessment of its progress of implementation on the 14 priority areas identified in the Barbados Programme of Action (BPoA) and the Mauritius Strategy of Implementation (MSI)." Please click here to download a pdf version of the report.
Arya | 01 Aug 2014
Latest issue of our newsletter July 2014 Small Island Matters is now available. This issue features Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Dialogues; approval of S.A.M.O.A Pathway; what to look for at the SIDS Conference; and forthcoming publications for the Conference. Back issues are available on this link.