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Congratulations SIDS: 2014 is the UN International Year for Small Island Developing States - SIDS !

  1. Read all about it at
  2. Remember: 2008–2017 Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty
  3. Remember: 2005-2014 Second International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (2005-2014)
  4. Remember: The 2012 theme: "Indigenous Media, Empowering Indigenous Voices", a topic to which OLPC aligns closely.
  5. The priority areas, chosen by the SIDS


The priority areas, chosen by the SIDS

  1. climate change and sea- level rise
  2. natural and environmental disasters
  3. management of wastes
  4. coastal and marine resources
  5. freshwater resources
  6. land resources
  7. energy resources
  8. tourism resources
  9. biodiversity resources
  10. national institutions and administrative capacity
  11. regional institutions and technical cooperation
  12. transport and communication
  13. science and technology
  14. human resource development

The Small Island Developing States as per SIDS

AIMS Region / AIMS (Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean, and South China Sea)

Cape Verde Comoros / Comores / Mayotte Guinea Bissau Maldives Mauritius São Tomé and Principe Seychelles Singapore

Caribbean Region

Antigua and Barbuda Bahamas Barbados Belize Cuba Dominica Dominican Republic Grenada Guyana Haiti Jamaica Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Suriname Trinidad and Tobago

Pacific Region

Cook Islands Fiji Kiribati Marshall Islands Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia Nauru Niue Palau Papua New Guinea Samoa Solomon Islands Timor-Leste Tonga Tuvalu Vanuatu

The European Overseas Countries and Territories - The EU OCT's



Template:Funding for your OLPC project in the EU OCT's

Funding for kick-off meetings regarding OLPC deployments all the way up to demo-deployments can be obtained via the EU Erasmus+ program which finances exchanges for EU Youth Organisations, for EU Students, for Teachers, for Trainers, for Sports. For more information, contact our olpc community member User:SvenAERTS who's team won a 36.000 euro tender to market Erasmus+ in the EU Caribbean.

The EU Caribbean OCT's

Aruba - dutch Anguilla - english Bonaire - dutch British Virgin Islands - english Cayman Islands - english Curaçao - dutch Montserrat - english Saba - dutch Saint-Barthélemy - french Saint Eustatius - dutch Sint Maarten - dutch Turks and Caicos Islands - english Bermuda - english

The EU OCT's in the Indian Ocean

Mayotte French Southern and Antarctic Lands Taaf

The EU OCT's in the Pacific

French Polynesia New Caledonia Pitcairn Wallis and Futuna

The EU Isolated OCT's

Falkland Islands Greenland Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Helena, Ascension, Tristan da Cunha Islands

Olpc additional island regions

At olpc we have additional island regions: Oceania, Caribbean Islands ... with many deployments on a large number of islands, so check out the category page Islands below to get an overview. You'll be happily amazed !

More / Suggested links

  1. check out the dedicated categories and templates by hitting the edit button
  2. SIDS-Priority area's chosen by SIDS
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