Future Leaders of the Pacific & Small Island Developing States Conference, Apia, Samoa, 26th August to 4th September.
The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will be held from the 1st to the 4th of September in Apia, Samoa. It will focus the world’s attention on a group of countries and their specific needs for sustainable development in light of their particular vulnerabilities. The overarching theme of the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States is “The sustainable development of Small Island Developing States through genuine and durable partnerships”. SIDS will be preceded by activities related to the conference including the Future Leaders of the Pacific Conference from the 26th August that will see representatives from sixteen Pacific nations come together to discuss trends, issues and opportunities for collective regional action in development. www.sids2014.org.