Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

SIDs countries of the three regions will have increased their capacity in accessing climate finance, will have developed collaborations in developing human capacity to deliver on Blue economy and sustainable development; will have prepared for the SIDS summit in 2014.

Implementation methodologies

Key activities and processes are now being discussed between the three regional organisations with the support of the Commonwealth Secretariat.
However, exchanges of staff in bridging gap capacity is perceived as a way to progress rapidly for the Indian Ocean to get to the same level of capacity and insitutional arrangmeents on climate change issues.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Indian Ocean Commission, South Pacific Regional Program for
Environment (SPREP) and the Community
Center of Caribbean States for Climate Change (CCCCC)
Climate finance regional plan for the Indian Ocean
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Exchanges of staff across the regions involved
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Action Network
Location: Pacific, Caribbean and Indian Ocean regions
Date of completion: 2013
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Christophe Raoelina,

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