Partnerships for Small Island Developing States
The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS Conference) was held 1-4 September 2014. The Conference – which had the overarching theme of "The sustainable development of small island developing States through genuine and durable partnerships
" – included six multi-stakeholder Partnership Dialogues, held in parallel with the Conference plenary meetings.
The Partnership Dialogues provided an opportunity for all stakeholders to discuss key priorities to SIDS, and to review/announce partnerships that advance the sustainable development of small island developing states.
300 partnerships were registered towards the SIDS Conference in the SIDS Partnerships Platform
, addressing a range of priority areas of SIDS, including
Sustainable Economic Development,
Climate change & Disaster Risk management,
Social development in SIDS, Health and NCDs, youth and women
, Sustainable energy
, Oceans, Seas and Biodiversity
, Water and Sanitation, Food Security and Waste Management.