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SIDS 2014

UN Conference on Small Island Developing States 2014

2014 was the International Year of Small Island Developing States. 

The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States took place from 1 to 4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa.

The conference adopted the S.A.M.O.A (SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action) Pathway. More information on the S.A.M.O.A Pathway can be found on the Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform.

In September 2019, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 72/217, Member States will convene a one-day high-level meeting at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to review progress made in addressing the priorities of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) through the implementation of the SAMOA Pathway - the outcome of the 2014 SIDS Conference.

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