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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

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. 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

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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