UN Conference on Small Island Developing States opens in Samoa
2 Sep 2014
A renewed political commitment to tackle the many unique, sustainable development challenges facing the world’s small island states, is expected to be the most important outcome of a United Nations conference that opened in Samoa today.
The Third International Conference on Small Developing States (SIDS) from 1-4 September in Apia, Samoa also seeks to build partnerships aimed at addressing issues such as food security, the safeguarding and harnessing of aquatic resources, climate change and environmental degradation.
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