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  • 07 Nov 18 Nov

    UNFCCC Climate Conference (COP27)

    Egypt
  • 09 Nov

    UK High Level Champions: SIDS Breakthroughs Talanoa Dialogue

    A Local2030 Islands Network co-organised Event held in the Climate Action Stage in the Innovation Zone of COP 27

    Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt
    Innovation Zone
    4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • 10 Nov

    FISHING FOR CLIMATE RESILIENCE

    Unlocking the collective potential of vulnerable, coastal communities in support of local, national and global climate action. A Rare x GLISPA Event held in the Blue Zone of COP 27

    Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt
    Resilience Hub
    9:00am - 10:00am
  • 12 Nov

    Bright Spots Event Series Episode VI

    A GLISPA Bright Spots Event held in the Blue Zone of COP 27 in partnership with UNDP GEF-Small Grants Programme

    Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt
    Pacific Pavillion
    5:00pm - 5:55pm

Past Events

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). 

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.

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.

Date: 1 July 2022
Location: UN Ocean Conference, Altice Arena, Lisbon, Portugal
Host: GLISPA, Blue Nature Alliance, UNDP GEF-SGP, Micronesia Conservation Trust, Big Ocean

Part II of our virtual event held in March that focused on the policymaker perspective, this high-level dialogue held live during the UN Ocean Conference turned to the "Leader perspective", convening current Island Ministers of the Environment to discuss carrying on large scale conservation projects from one government to another. The event facilitated a dialogue around the Governance and transitions of Large-Scale Conservation Projects and highlighted achievements, challenges, and bright spots. This is particularly relevant with some of the island champion countries for marine conservation having undergone recent changes of government leadership. 

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.

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.

Date: 23 February 2021
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 remarks from new GLISPA Chair Ambassador Gerald Zackios of the Republic of Marshall Islands (8:26) and a Member spotlight on the Siargao Islands and their road to recovery from a Category 5 typhoon (51:43)

Date: 8 November 2021
Location: Glasgow COP
Host: US State Department, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

An official United States side event at COP26 titled Partnerships for Island Resilience: Sharing Solutions in the Great Ocean States, with special guest President Barack Obama. Featuring a panel of island leaders and representatives from Fiji, Grenada and the Marshall Islands, all members of the Local2030 Islands Network, the event saw the launch of two topic-specific Communities of Practice to facilitate engagement between islands through an iterative, peer-to-peer process. The United States also announced $9 million in financial support for the Local2030 Islands Network as part of the President's Emergency Plan for Adaptation and Resilience (PREPARE)

Date: 6 November 2021
Location: Glasgow/ Virtual
Host: Global Island Partnership, UNDP GEF - Small Grants Programme, AOSIS, UNDESA, Rare, The Nature Conservancy

A hybrid side-event held during COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland at the AOSIS pavillion. A special SIDS focused episode, participants celebrated innovative nature-based solutions to climate change and food-security challenges in Jamaica, Cabo Verde, Mauritius, and Palau.

Date: 21 October 2021
Location: Virtual
Host: Global Island Partnership, UNDP GEF - Small Grants Programme, Convention on Biological Diversity, UNDESA, Rare, Climate Strong Island Network

A special virtual event held in the margins of the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15). Participants were treated to amazing presentations on real time grassroots biodiversity conservation efforts currently being sustained in Seychelles, Philippines, Puerto Rico and Palau.

Date: 12/13 August 2021
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.

Date: 12 July 2021
Location: Virtual
Host: Government of Ireland on behalf of the Local2030 Islands Network

A special side event convened by the Local2030 Islands Network during the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Leaders, high-level officials, and stakeholders from numerous island economies, including Ireland, the United States, the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Grenada and Guam shared perspectives on their approaches to a green, resilient and equitable COVID-19 recovery to address climate change and achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). GLISPA serves as the co-secretariat to the Local2030 Network alongside our member, Hawai'i Green Growth. 

          

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