August 2016 (Volume 1, Issue 2)
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A newsletter on Small Island Developing States, prepared by United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs with inputs from members of the Inter-Agency Consultative Group (IACG) on SIDS.
High-Level Political Forum session on Making the 2030 Agenda deliver for SIDS, building on the SAMOA Pathway
The Second Meeting of the Steering Committee on Partnerships for Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
Small Island Developing States lunch roundtable (by the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Maldives and UN-DESA)
Assessing the Evidence: Migration, Environment and Climate Change in Papua New Guinea (by IOM)
Mauritius: Protecting Groundwater Through the Establishment of an Indicator and Monitoring Framework (by UNOPS)
“Smart nutrition” for Indian Ocean islands (by FAO)
SIDS experts discuss sustainable urban development in light of the upcoming Habitat III Conference (by UN-OHRLLS)
Small islands plan greater collaboration with private sector through Public-Private-Partnerships (by UN-OHRLLS)
SIDS Global Business Network featured at 2016 Blue Growth and Investment Conference, Grenada (by UN-OHRLLS)
Small Island voyagers arrive at United Nations in New York to mark World Oceans Day (by UN-OHRLLS)
UNDP and UNFCCC Initiates Training Seminars for Climate Mitigation Actions in the Caribbean (by UNDP)
Expert Group Meeting on Moving from Vision to Implementation: Realising Sustainable Development in Small Island Developing States (by the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Maldives and UN-DESA)
Why should you care about Kulhudhuffushi? (by UNDP Maldives)
WMO and the Global Island Partnership signed a Memorandum of Understanding recently to highlight the need for Political Support to Advocacy for need of improved Weather and Climate Services in SIDS (by WMO)
New publication launched - Climate Forecasting for Small Island Nations (by WMO)
A High-level Roundtable on "Innovative Partnerships for addressing environmental challenges in implementation of the SAMOA Pathway and the 2030 Agenda”(by UN-DESA, UNEP, UN-OHRLLS, UNDP)
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