There are many SIDS-relevant events happening this fall, most notably COP 23, hosted by Fiji. Please find below some upcoming events where SIDS policy makers will connect:
COP 23 | Bonn | November 6-17, 2017
The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn is the next step for governments to implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement. COP 23 which will be presided over by the Government of Fiji with support by Germany. The Paris Agreement came into force last November and 160 Parties have ratified it. It will be a place to highlight the particular challenges that climate change presents to SIDS around the globe.
Sustainability in Motion - Green Aruba Conference | Aruba | November 15-17, 2017
The Green Aruba conference will focus on what it takes to move from talking about sustainability to doing things in a more sustainable manner. In the context of creating sustainable partnerships, the conference will be hosted in collaboration with CARILEC, the leading association of electric utilities and industry partners in the Caribbean.
The COE will co-organize a workshop on putting "Knowledge in Motion".
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Sustainable Tourism in SIDS | Seychelles | November 22-24, 2017
Seychelles will host a conference o
n sustainable tourism from 22-24 November 2017 addressing protected areas and tourism’s social responsibility in regards to SIDS. Tourism professionals, academics, and practitioners from other SIDS and the region are invited to discuss an integrated practical approach to sustainable tourism in SIDS.
Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism | Jamaica | November 27-29, 2017
The conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism will be held in Jamaica on 27-29 November 2017. The aim of the conference is to foster collaborative relationships for inclusive economic and social development via tourism as well as achieve tangible results in the form of practical plans.
7th International Conference on Environmental Future (7ICEF): Humans and Island Environments I Call for abstracts by December 1
Organized by the Foundation for Environmental Conservation, East-West Center, and University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, ICEF7 seeks to advance the global and multi- disciplinary conversation around environmental futures with a specific focus in 2018 on ‘Humans and Island Environments’. The conference will be held from the 16 - 20 April 2018 in Honolulu, Hawai'i,
at the East-West Center's Imin International Conference Center. A diverse group of islanders, scientists, managers, and policymakers from around the world will discuss the pressing environmental issues islands are facing.
Climate Smart Sustainable Tourism Forum | St.Kitts | December 12-13, 2017
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the St.Kitts Ministry of Tourism will host a Climate Smart Sustainable Tourism Forum from 12-13 December 2017, under the theme “Good for us, better for all
”. The conference brings stakeholders together to lead positive change in the development of climate resilient and sustainable Caribbean tourism.