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United Nations Young Professionals Programme (YPP)

Do you hold at least a first-level university degree? Are you 32 or younger by the end of this year? Do you speak either English and/or French fluently? Are you a national of a participating country? The United Nations is looking for highly qualified candidates who... read more

Small islands crown Sylvia Earle “First Lady of the Oceans”

9 September 2014, Apia, Samoa: Sylvia Earle, explorer-in-residence at the National Geographic Society, has been called the “Sturgeon General,” the “Joan of Arc of the Oceans,” “Hero for the Planet,” and “Her Deepness.” In Samoa, she was crowned the “First Lady of the... read more

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.”