The following statement was given in the plenary on Wednesday September 3rd by Mr. Petero Qaloibau from Sisi Initiative, Equator Prize winner 2012.
The government of Kazakhstan represented itself at the SIDS conference to discuss the future of energy for SIDS.
At a multi-stakeholder dialogue on sustainable energy delegates from the Bahamas, St. Kitts and Nevis, the Marshall Islands and other SIDS discussed how best these nations can move forward to meet their growing energy needs while not sacrificing efforts to combat climate change.
Female entrepreneurs are one of the most important and underutilized resources in many developing economies, and a side event at the UN SIDS conference dedicated some time to how this is equally true for SIDS.
In the lead up to the SIDS Conference, a pre conference forum for Major Groups and Other Stakeholders was held on 29 August under the theme ‘Tofa Saili’ Taking Partnership opportunities that are sustainable and achievable.
WIN delegates came together to talk about their aims for the week ahead, what issues they’re interested in promoting and possible ways to influence policy within SIDS.
On the evening of September 1st, WIN held a side event at the SIDS 2014 conference to promote local knowledge in the SIDS.
Below is the presentation of the partnership launch of the R.E.E.F. and WIN at the Multistakeholder Partnership Dialogue on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management held Tuesday, 2 September.
At the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the UNDP Equator Initiative have launched a case study compendium highlighting best practices and lessons learned in community-based action from Equator Prize winners.
WIPO facilitated a workshop on aimed at addressing key issues in intellectual property management, trademark registration, patents and copyright as it relates to protecting and promoting traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions.