Past Events (11)

GLISPA Community Call - July 2022

Date: 28 July 2022
Location: Virtual
Host: Global Island Partnership

The GLISPA Community Call is an open forum designed to allow GLISPA members to inspire and support each other to take action and produce results for island communities.

Highlights on this call include introductions to our new Board Members (7:40), meeting some of our amazing GLISPA Fellows Class of 2022! (38:06) and presentations from our members Island Conservation (1:01) and the Climate Strong Island Network (1:07). 

Island Bright Spot Event Series Episode 4: Spotlight on Sustainable Practices

Date: 21 July 2022
Location: Virtual
Host: Global Island Partnership, Conservatoire du littoral, GEF-SGP, Island Coast Ocean Solutions, Celebrate Islands

Episode IV puts the spotlight on "Sustainable Practices" as we highlight amazing island initiatives to reduce the harmful negative impacts of various economic sectors, particularly tourism, in islands off Europe, Indonesia and in the Pacific.

Celebrate Islands 2022 Closing Event/ Bright Spots Episode III

Date: 18 May 2022
Location: Virtual
Host: SMILO, Conservatoire du littoral, PIM, Global Island Partnership, GEF-SGP

As part of the 9th edition of "CELEBRATE ISLANDS" 2022, the brainchild of our GLISPA members SMILO, Conservatoire du littoral and PIM; we have partnered with them to celebrate current and future Island Bright Spots around the themes of 1. Preservation of marine ecosystems; 2. Reduction of the impacts of economic activities; and 3. Sustainable management of water resources. 

Islands celebrate each other as some of our 2022 GLISPA Fellows were on hand to announce the CELEBRATE ISLANDS video contest grant awardees.

Blue Bonds for Ocean Conservation webinar

Date: 30 March 2022
Location: Virtual
Host: The Nature Conservancy, Global Island Partnership

This webinar provides insight into how Blue Bonds can be used for ocean conservation, with speakers who were at the heart of the effort to secure the world’s biggest debt conversation for marine conservation in Belize.

Island Bright Spot Event Series Special Episode: Weathering Political Uncertainty

Date: 9 March 2022
Location: Virtual
Host: Global Island Partnership, UNDP GEF - Small Grants Programme, Blue Nature Alliance, Micronesia Conservation Trust 

Our first GLISPA Bright Spot event for 2022 is a special episode that departs from our usual format. Here, we took a deep dive in examining the challenge of sustaining long-term marine conservation projects through successive election cycles, the implications of governance switch and the perspective of new political leaders on carrying-on these legacies. Our exciting discussion panel cast of politicians and experienced conservation practitioners seek to answer these important questions, through the airing of diverse perspectives in a safe space, as only our Bright Spot episodes can deliver.

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