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Second SIDS National Focal Points Meeting

25 July 2019 @ 8:00 am - 26 July 2019 @ 5:00 pm

INTRODUCTION

The United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) and the Government of Cabo Verde are convening the second Small Island Developing States National Focal Points meeting from 25 to 26 July 2019 in Praia, Cabo Verde.

The meeting theme is: Implementation of the SAMOA Pathway in coherence with the 2030 agenda for sustainable development and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The meeting will provide a platform to exchange information and share experiences on enhancing coherence in the implementation of the SAMOA Pathway, the dedicated programme of action for small island developing States (SIDS) as well as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the national levels.

OBJECTIVES

  1. Discuss and share experiences and relevant strategies on pertinent SIDS related issues
  2. Discuss the preparation of a toolkit for the harmonized approach for monitoring and reporting on the SAMOA Pathway
  3. Formalize SIDS National Focal Point networks and activities by highlighting their main functions

EXPECTED OUTCOME

  • Preparing of a Toolkit
    for the harmonization of the SAMOA Pathway
  • Reporting on the
    discussions and conclusions
  • Adopting the Terms of Reference for the Network
    of SIDS National Focal Points

CO-ORGANISERS

The event is organized by UN-OHRLLS together with the Government of Cabo Verde.

PARTICIPANTS

The event will bring together Government designated National Focal Points of SIDS, members of the AOSIS Bureau, UN agencies including UNDP and DESA, and regional commissions including ESCAP and ECLAC.

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS

DescriptionDownload
Draft Programme[ENG]
Concept Note[ENG]
Logistics Note[ENG]
Terms of Reference[ENG]
Guidance Note Session 1[ENG]
Guidance Note Session 2[ENG]
Guidance Note Session 3[ENG]
Guidance Note Session 4[ENG]

SIDS NFP PRESENTATIONS

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Session 1
Monitoring and ensuring the full implementation of Partnerships for SIDS
[ENG]
Presentation Of Cuba For The Interactive Discussion And Adoption Of The Terms Of Reference For SIDS National Focal Points[ENG]
SIDS National Focal Point (NFP) Meeting: Implementation of the SAMOA Pathway in Coherence with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development [ENG]
Interactive discussion and adoption of the Terms of Reference for SIDS national focal points (NFPs)
[ENG]
Session 2
Implementation of the Samoa Pathway in Coherence with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development[ENG]
Political commitment to integrated implementation & reporting
[ENG]
Towards a toolkit for a harmonized approach for monitoring and reporting on the SAMOA Pathway[ENG]
Monitoring the implementation of the Samoa Pathway and the SDGs[ENG]
Toolkit- Seychelles Experience[ENG]
Harmonized Approach for Monitoring and Reporting on the SAMOA Pathway[ENG]
Session 3
Localising and implementing SDGs and SAMOA Pathway – discussion points on planning, budgeting, monitoring, and reporting processes
[ENG]
Global Action Programme on Food Security and Nutrition in SIDS (GAP) and Blue Economy
[ENG]
Localisation of the SAMOA Pathway and the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and SDGs: Regional Localisation – Case of the Caribbean SIDS [ENG]
Localization of the SAMOA Pathway and the 2030 agenda for sustainable development and SDGs: Lessons from the VNRs [ENG]
S.A.M.O.A Pathway implementation inclusive to the 2030 Agenda – and Republic of Nauru[ENG]
UNESCO: Supporting the SAMOA Pathway[ENG]
Session 4
Small Island developing states (SIDS) National Focal Point - Federated States of Micronesia[ENG]
SIDS National Focal Point Meeting- SIDS & ICT Connectivity

[ENG]
Methodology: overview[ENG]
Risk-Informed Development
and Resilience Building
[ENG]

 

Details

Start:
25 July 2019 @ 8:00 am
End:
26 July 2019 @ 5:00 pm