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

An international outreach initiative will be launched to raise support for participating small island economies to enable some to transform their economies to renewables by 2020, and for all by 2030.

Implementation methodologies

Climate Institute will continue its ongoing program of 12 years, the Global Sustainable Energy Islands Initiative, which with the new title - VISION 20/30 will provide in kind support and staff to keep this initiative active up to 2020.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


United Nations Foundation,United Nations Industrial Development Organization,Carbon War Room,Organization of American States, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership
open to additional partners
To support all the 43 Small Island Developing States in achieving universal energy access, transformation of their energy economies and achieving energy independence to the extent that is feasible.To help build partnerships of donors, private sector and UN implementing agencies that would work with at least 12 pilot small island economies in developing and implementing their ambitious sustainable energy plans.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 7
Resources devoted to implementation
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Location: Small Island Developing States
Date of completion: 2020
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)

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