Delegates at the CVF Side Event at the UN Conference on SIDS at Apia, Samoa, 2nd September 2014. Source: CVF; Licence: CC

Delegates at the CVF Side Event at the UN Conference on SIDS at Apia, Samoa, 2nd September 2014. Source: CVF; Licence: CC

CVF Side Event at the UN SIDS Conference in Samoa

The Post-2015 Climate Change Regime We Need: SIDS working together with other vulnerable groups

Apia, Samoa – 2nd September 2014

 

As the 2014 UN conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Samoa aimed at promoting the sustainable development of Small Islands through partnerships with other countries and institutions, Costa Rica hosted a CVF Side Event together with Maldives, the CARICOM Climate Change Centre, IOM and UNDP, which explored:
  • How countries vulnerable to climate change from all regions can collaborate to promote more effective global policy responses
  • How South-South and triangular cooperation can best address climate change as a primary challenge and opportunity for SIDS
Mr. William Calvo, Head of the delegation of the Republic of Costa Rica to the Third UN Conference on SIDS, Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations, New York
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Hussain Shareef, Hon. Minister at the President’s Office, Republic of the Maldives
Dr. Kendrick Leslie, Executive Director, CARICOM Climate Change Centre
Mr. Jo Scheuer, Coordinator Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Ms. Susanne Melde, Global Project Coordinator, Migration, Environment & Climate Change: Evidence for Policy, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Side Event Report (0.5 mb, pdf English)

Event Photos

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