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Title (Name of event - max 250 characters)2014 Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
Start dateMonday 01 Sep 2014
End dateThursday 04 Sep 2014
Location - (max 50 characters)Apia, Samoa
Description

The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States will focus the world’s attention on a group of countries that remain a special case for sustainable development in view of their unique and particular vulnerabilities.

The Conference will seek to achieve the following objectives:

  • assess the progress to date and the remaining gaps in the implementation;
  • seek a renewed political commitment by focusing on practical and pragmatic actions for further implementation;
  • identify new and emerging challenges and opportunities for the sustainable development of SIDS and means of addressing them; and
  • identify priorities for the sustainable development of SIDS to be considered in the elaboration of the post-2015 UN development agenda.

Further information can be found here.

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