Promoting action to build resilient and sustainable island communities

Building Island Resilience in Hawai’i

Date: 30 August to 10 September 2016
Location: Pacific Island Conference of Leaders and IUCN World Conservation Congress
Strategic Priority: Building resilient and sustainable island communities

President Obama and Kate Brown

GLISPA Event Spotlight: Building Island Resilience in Hawai’i

Tremendous progress was made in Hawai’i through the Global Island Partnership at the Pacific Island Conference of Leaders and the IUCN World Conservation Congress including new leadership and membership announcements, new initiatives launched as well as progress of island leaders to sustainable commitments shared each helping to accelerate momentum to our vision to build resilient and sustainable island communities.

The Global Island Partnership efforts were spearheaded by H.E. Tommy E. Remengesau Jr., President of Palau, one of the four GLISPA Leaders; H.E. Hersey Kyota, Palau’s Ambassador to the United States and H.E. Olai Uludong, Palau’s Ambassador to Europe as well as The Hon. Dr. Kedrick Pickering of the British Virgin Islands each on the GLISPA Steering Committee.

Read our Global Island Partnership Event Spotlight: Building Island Resilience in Hawai’i which shares the major outcomes and commitments coordinated and announced through the Global Island Partnership to move forward our 2030 Strategy.

GLISPA Members in Action at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

For the first time we are sharing summaries of GLISPA Member events relevant to our strategic priorities that took place at the World Conservation Congress hosted by the State of Hawai’i and the United States.

Read our Member in Action report here. 

 

Tags: Islands, World Conservation Congress, Island Resilience, Island Resilience Initiative, Palau, President Obama