Upcoming ECA study on African SIDS to highlight transformative development opportunities in the face of climate change
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.;
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The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will be held in Apia, Samoa, in 2014 to focus the world’s attention on a group of countries that remain a special case for sustainable development in view of their unique and particular vulnerabilities. In Africa, national and regional preparatory meetings are underway in preparation for the 2014 conference and this regard, a preparatory meeting is scheduled to be held on 17-19 July, in the Seychelles as part of the Atlantic, Indian Island Ocean, and South China Sea (AIMS) region.