The Technology Expo will showcase technologies that are likely to play major role in addressing the growing waste management challenges faced by small island developing states in the Caribbean, with the potential to be deployed in the waste-to-energy projects currently under preparation in the region. The Caribbean region currently has a USD 2 billion indicative project pipeline with RE&EEC projects, including a number of waste-to-energy projects at various stages of development.

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Timothy Antoine Appointed as ECCB Governor

The Monetary Council has appointed Mr Timothy Antoine as Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB).  Mr. Antoine, a Grenadian national, succeeds Sir K Dwight Venner who retired on 30 November, 2015.

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Historic Ceremony Formally Establishing the SIDS DOCK

On Wednesday 30 September 2015, we shared a very special moment in history – the birth of SIDS DOCK, the first global intergovernmental organisation of Island Nations vested with the full powers and privileges of the United Nations. The Historic Ceremony that Formally Established the SIDS DOCK at the United Nations Headquarters in New York was Webcast Live on UN TV.

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Timothy Antoine Appointed as ECCB Governor

The Monetary Council has appointed Mr Timothy Antoine as Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB). Mr. Antoine, a Grenadian national, succeeds Sir K Dwight Venner who retired on 30 November, 2015.

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SIDS DOCK – SEA OFFICIAL SIDE EVENT AT COP21

We need to do much more, much faster, much more urgently to keep global warming below 1.5°C or at least well below 2°C. This event will look at how renewable
energy and energy efficiency can close the emissions gap at global, national, regional and city level. How large is the opportunity, what major initiatives are out
there to bridge the emission gap and what are the main barriers we must overcome to scale up these solutions faster?

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Seychelles Debt Swap Initiative

The Seychelles debt for climate change swap made a major leap on Friday when Minister Dogley signed the bilateral agreements for the debt buy back with the representatives of the governments of France, Belgium and Italy.

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Major UN Treaty comes into force – Small Island leaders say they will not be left behind

UNITED NATIONS (UN) HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK CITY, 5 October 2015 On 30 September 2015, the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience Initiative – SIDS DOCK – celebrated the entry into force of the SIDS DOCK Treaty, recognising the establishment of the historic intergovernmental organisation vested with the full powers of the United Nations (UN).

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The Opening Ceremony

Watch the Spectacular Opening Ceremony of the 3rd International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Samoa 2104 Credit: United Nations

The Year of Small Island Developing States

What is SIDS Dock?

It is an initiative among member countries of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) to provide the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) with a collective institutional mechanism to assist them transform their national energy sectors into a catalyst for sustainable economic development and help generate financial resources to address adaptation to climate change.”