Inter-regional preparatory meeting
26 Aug 2013 - 28 Aug 2013
Bridgetown, Barbados
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The SIDS Inter-Regional Preparatory Meeting (IPM), in preparation for the Third International Conference on SIDS, will be held at the Hilton Barbados Resort, Bridgetown, Barbados during the period August 26 - 28, 2013.

All three regions will gather in Bridgetown, Barbados, 26-28 August for the inter-regional preparatory meeting. There they will present their regional outcomes, debate, and agree on the SIDS positions and priorities to bring to the global process leading up to the SIDS Conference.
Documents
Statements & Presentations

Number of statements/presentations: 16

Opening Session
H.E. Mr. Freundel J. Stuart, Q.C., M.P.
Prime Minister of Barbados
Mr. Wu Hongbo
Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs and Secretary-General for the International Conference on Small Island Developing States
H.E. Dr. John W. Ashe
President-elect of the 68th session of the UN General Assembly to the Interregional Preparatory Meeting for the Third Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference
Ms. Rebeca Grynspan
UN Under-Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator
Ministerial Sessions
Green Economy in Oceans and SIDS - emerging challenges and opportunities
Roundtable 1 - Enabling Sustainable Growth Opportunities in SIDS through the Ocean Sector
Italy
Strengthening Cooperation and Partnerships–Framework for Supporting Partnerships for SIDS Intra-Regionally, Inter-regionally and through Triangular Cooperation
Presentations for Side Events on Sustainable Energy
SIDS and IRENA
Ms. Elizabeth Press, Deputy Director, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
SIDS DOCK: Facilitating the TRANSFORMATION of the SIDS Energy SECTOR TO ENABLE CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION: “25-50-25 By 2033”
H.E. Mr. Vince Henderson, Permanent Representative of the Commonwealth of Dominica to the UN
Sustainable Energy and SIDS
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Presentations for Side Events on Vulnerabilities in SIDS- Investing in Statistical, Human and Institutional Systems towards Enhanced Information for Decision Making
Measuring Multidimensional Poverty in Barbados and the OECS
Mr. Edwin St Catherine, Director of Statistics, SAINT LUCIA
TRACKING DEVELOPMENT PROGRESS IN THE PACIFIC  COMMUNITY 
SPC National Minimum Development Indicators (NMDI)
Interactive Dialogue with Major Group Representatives
United Nations