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

President of Palau, H.E. Tommy Remengesau Jr. was awarded as Champion of the Earth for policy leadership. 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, UN Secretary General and Master Navigator of Worldwide Voyage on board Hokulea during GLISPA Leaders Sail at UNSIDS, Samoa, September 2014. 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.

– Ambassador Jumeau (Chair of GLISPA Steering Committee) and Governor Abercrombie of Hawaii during the GLISPA State visit where Ambassador Jumeau invites Hawaii to participate in GLISPA. 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 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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