USG Acharya speaking at the Third UN Conference on Small Island Developing States in Samoa

USG Acharya speaking at the Third UN Conference on Small Island Developing States in Samoa

UN-OHRLLS supports Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States  The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States, held 1-4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, focused the world’s attention on a group of countries that remain a special case for sustainable development in view of their unique and particular vulnerabilities.  UN-OHRLLs supported the the event through a two day pre-conference Private Sector Partnerships Forum, which provided a platform for genuine and durable partnerships to be announced and existing partnerships scaled up and show cased.

  • Read our special issue of The Commitment on partnerships for Small Island Developing States

UN-OHRLLS and iTunes Partner to Showcase Small Island Music 

Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, delivers a special message for the partnership

Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, delivers a special message for the partnership

Musicians from Small Island Developing States have been selected to feature in a brand new category on iTunes. The list of artists, compiled by UN-OHRLLS, iTunes and the Permanent Missions to the UN in New York, includes some iconic artists, but also promising new performers with a special emphasis on youth. The category will be featured on the front page of iTunes over the  Third International Conference on SIDS in Apia, Samoa.

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