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In Apia, Samoa
The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States will be held from 1 to 4 September 2014 in Faleata Sports Complex in Apia, Independent State of Samoa, to be preceded by Pre-Conference Activities related to the conference from 28 to 30 August 2014, also in Apia, Samoa.

The Faleata Sports Complex is situated about 10 kilometers from the center of Apia It is comprised of the following six buildings: 1) Upolu Plenary Hall 2) Savaii Partnerships Hall 3) Nu’utele Accrediation Centre 4) Manono Media Centre (including space for side events) 5) Namu’a Food Court 6) Apolima Secretariat.
Multi-stakeholder partnership dialogues
The Conference will serve as a forum to build on existing successful partnerships as well as to launch innovative and concrete new ones, to advance the sustainable development of small island developing States. The Conference will include six multi-stakeholder partnership dialogues, held in parallel with the plenary meetings.
Side Events
Side events sponsored by Governments, UN system and other Inter-governmental Organizations, and Major Groups, will be organized during the Conference (1-4 September 2014) in the Conference Venue.
Pre-Conference Activities
There will be several activities that will take place before the start of the Conference:

Parallel Events
There will also be opportunities for stakeholders to organize parallel events outside the official Conference venue (off-site side events).

Deadline for requests has expired. A preliminary programme of parallel events will be posted here shortly.

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