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