Achieving Our Ambition for Nature

The Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Coalition for Nature was launched at the 15th Conference of Parties of the Convention of Biological Diversity (COP15) in 2022. With a focus on enhanced means of implementation, the Coalition aims to catalyze SIDS strategic partnerships and advocate as ONE for SIDS priorities

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Co-leading SIDS

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Co-leading SIDS

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A platform for partnerships development for Nature in SIDS

3 gap-bridging priorities:
Finance – Knowledge – Mainstreaming

More than 30 governments
(Members & Friends)

Several partnerships proposals available to
engage, collaborate and inspire

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High-Level Events & Proposals Announcements

High-Level Events & Proposals Announcements

High Level Political Forum

  • 17 July, 2023
  • New York City

The Coalition organized a Ministerial level event co-chaired by Cabo Verde and Luxembourg. A SIDS-SIDS Regional Cooperation Proposal on Financing Solutions for Nature was launched by the Coalition with the support of UNDESA. The proposal contributes to Priority 1 (Finance) of the Coalition’s Call for Action made at COP15.

SDG Summit and its focus on accelerating SDG implementation

  • 18-19 September, 2023
  • New York City

On behalf of the Coalition and the Ocean Decade Alliance, the President of Seychelles and the Prince of Monaco will be co-chairing a high-level launching event on September 18th. With UNDESA and UNESCO support, the Coalition and the Alliance will launch their Joint Action Framework to harness opportunities for accelerated actions in SIDS under the UN Decade on Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. This will directly contribute to the Coalition’s Priority 2 – Knowledge.

On behalf of the Coalition, the Prime Minister of Belize will be co-hosting with other Heads of States the “High-Level Event for Nature and People: From Ambition to Action” on September 19th. The event is organized by the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People. the Global Ocean Alliance, and the Leaders’ Pledge for Nature. During this event, World leaders will gather to demonstrate accelerated progress to reverse biodiversity loss by 2030.

Regional and Inter-regional Preparatory Meetings to the 4th International SIDS Conference

The Coalition informs the next agenda for SIDS.
  • Mauritius (24-26 July 2023)
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (8-10 August 2023)
  • Tonga (16-18 August 2023)
  • Cabo Verde (30 August to 1 September 2023)

Climate COP28 and its focus on nature

  • 9-10 December, 2023
  • Dubai
In line with the 3rd priority of its Call for Action (Synergies amid Environmental Conventions), the Coalition is planning to launch and present its “SIDS’ Integrated Nature-Climate Action Roadmap” at COP28 to catalyze technical and financial support to strengthen SIDS’ marines protected areas as nature-based solutions for climate action.

The SIDS Roadmap will be presented on December 9th during several COP28 Official Ministerial events on 30×30, Mangroves, etc. Also, a Ministerial-Level roundtable discussion between Members and Friends of the Coalition will be organized as a side-event (by invitation only) on December 10th 2023 to further discuss ways to support the Roadmap implementation through partnerships.

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Friends of the Coalition and other partners can support the Coalition in 3 ways.

Achieving Our Ambition for Nature

Photo credits: Belize Board – Flickr

GET INVOLVED!

Friends of the Coalition and other partners can support the Coalition in 3 ways.

Achieving Our Ambition for Nature

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🌟 Big Announcement! 🌟 At the "World Leaders Event for Nature and People" during NYC High-Level Week, the Prime Minister of Belize 🇧🇿, representing the SIDS Coalition for Nature, announced the SIDS Ecosystem Restoration Flagship. This groundbreaking initiative will be putting marine ecosystems at the heart of economic decision-making and will promote the sustainable use of 114,900 hectares in coastal areas of Comoros 🇰🇲, St. Lucia🇱🇨, and Vanuatu 🇻🇺 -co-leading the initiative thanks to funding from the German and Danish governments under the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration and its Multi-Partners Trust Fund. Also, the Prime Minister of Belize🇧🇿 took the opportunity of this World Leaders Event to underline the Coalition’s 3 gap-bridging priorities for SIDS and Nature by calling “the international community to support in urgently bridging knowledge and financing gaps for nature action as well as in mainstreaming biodiversity across productive sectors.”Read more about the event: www.leaderspledgefornature.org/updates/press-release-new-biodiversity-initiatives-and-finance-ann... Learn more about the SIDS Flagship: sidscoalitionfornature.org/sids-ecosystem-restoration-flagship/ #SIDSforNature #SIDSFalgship #SustainableDevelopment #Biodiversity ... See MoreSee Less
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The SIDS Coalition for Nature and the UN Ocean Decade are launching at Head of State-level a Joint Action Collaboration Framework 🤝 to harness opportunities for accelerated and transformative actions in SIDS through enhanced ocean knowledge and capacity development. 📣 The Event will be co-chaired by the President of Seychelles 🇸🇨 and the Prince of Monaco 🇲🇨. Speakers include the Prime Minister of Belize 🇧🇿, Minister of Cabo Verde 🇨🇻 and Minister of Norway🇳🇴.The initiative is being supported by the SIDS Unit of UN Sustainable Development Platform & UNESCO Ocean. 🗓️ September 18th 2023 from 6:30 to 8:00pm at The Explorers Club, New York in the sidelines of the SDG Summit. A networking reception will accompany the event in the unique and historic environment of The Explorers Club. You can register for in-person attendance via the QR code in the save the date below.#SIDSforNature #OceanDecade ... See MoreSee Less
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