Promoting action for island conservation and sustainable livelihoods by inspiring leadership, catalyzing commitments and facilitating collaboration among all islands
– 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.