Promoting action to build resilient and sustainable island communities

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Our Oceans, Our Islands, Our Future: Global Island Partnership engagement in UN Oceans Conference

LeadersCOP23The voyage to a resilient and sustainable future is not one that is taken alone, but by a movement of cities, states, islands and countries working together to shape the future we want.” H.E. Tommy E. Remengesau Jr., President of Palau

With the leadership of H.E. Tommy E. Remengesau Jr., President of Palau, H.E. Vincent Meriton, Vice-President of Seychelles, The Hon. Kedrick Pickering, Deputy Premier of the British Virgin Islands, Ambassador Spencer Thomas of Grenada, alongside Global Island Partnership members and friends, the Partnership coordinated a series of events that demonstrated the leadership of islands united in strong partnerships to implement Sustainable Development Goal 14 and support strong outcomes for the UN Oceans Conference held in New York at the United Nations.

Learn about the outcomes of GLISPA's engagement in the UN Oceans Conference via:

GLISPA Event Spotlight: Our Oceans, Our Islands, Our Future

IISD Coverage of the GLISPA Reception