Update: 6:27PM A FIJI Government delegation is in Apia, Samoa for the Third international conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) themed is Sustainable development of SIDS through genuine and durable partnerships, a Government statement said.
The conference in Samoa is a once-in-a-decade opportunity where the
international community focuses its attention on issues that confront small
island developing States.
The conference is aimed at addressing the six thematic areas identified for
partnerships, including sustainable economic development; climate change and
disaster risk management; social development, health & NCDs, youth &
women; sustainable energy; oceans, seas and bio-diversity; and water and
sanitation, food security and waste management.
Read The Fiji Times for reports from the
meeting with our Reporter Dawn Gibson.