Themes

"The SAMOA Pathway Outcome Document will be ratified during the Third International Conference on SIDS in Apia Samoa (1-4 September, 2014). The document was created with the full participation of civil society and relevant stakeholders with the intention of reaffirming the commitment to the sustainable development of small island developing States made at United Nations conferences and summits on sustainable development including: The Rio Declaration, Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21, the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (Johannesburg Plan of Implementation including chapter VII on the sustainable development of small island developing States) and the Johannesburg Declaration on Sustainable Development, the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (Barbados Programme of Action-BPOA) and the Mauritius Strategy for the Further Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (MSI); and the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development entitled “The future we want.” This document will build on the issues, concerns, and opportunities highlighted in documents that came before it and will hope to achieve the future we want for present and future generations".

SAMOA PATHWAY THEMES:

SUSTAINED AND SUSTAINABLE, INCLUSIVE AND EQUITABLE

ECONOMIC GROWTH WITH DECENT WORK FOR ALL

CLIMATE CHANGE

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY

DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

OCEANS AND SEAS

FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION

WATER AND SANITATION

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT

SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION

MANAGEMENT OF CHEMICALS AND WASTE, INCLUDING HAZARDOUS WASTE

HEALTH AND NCDs

GENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

BIODIVERSITY

INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES

MEANS OF IMPLEMENTATION, INCLUDING PARTNERSHIPS

SIDS PRIORITIES FOR THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

MONITORING AND ACCOUNTABILITY