USG Acharya at the opening of the Private Sector Partnerships Forum, Samoa

USG Acharya at the opening of the Private Sector Partnerships Forum, Samoa

UN-OHRLLS Supports Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States 

The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States will be held 1-4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, focusing 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.

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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