"Inspiring leadership and catalyzing commitments to build resilient and
sustainable island communities
through innovative partnerships."

– President of Palau, UN Secretary General and Master Navigator of Worldwide Voyage on board Hokulea during GLISPA Leaders Sail at UNSIDS, Samoa, September 2014. Learn more.

– Local children welcome Hokulea and Hikianalia to Samoa during the arrival ceremony of the Worldwide Voyage to the UNSIDS Conference. Learn more.

President of Palau, H.E. Tommy Remengesau Jr. was awarded as Champion of the Earth for policy leadership. Learn more.

– The commitments promoted by GLISPA are significant public pledges by a government or organization towards the conservation of biodiversity and sustainable livelihoods on islands. Learn more.

– GLISPA and Convention on Biodiversity Secretariat launch “Island Bright Spots in Conservation & Sustainability” publication in celebration of the 2014 International Year of Small Island Developing States. Learn more.

"GLISPA in essence is a trademark of Small Island Developing States, a manifestation of the power of shared vision, nurtured and allowed to grow through encouragement and support at the highest political level."
H.E. Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister of Samoa, UNSIDS, Samoa, 3 Sept 2014.

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Major Sustainable Island Commitments

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