Individuals interested in applying should contact their respective UN mission. The deadline for applications is October 10, 2017.
It’s about SURVIVAL. “SIDS need a threshold of less than 1.5 To Stay Alive! Members of SIDS DOCK are likely to be the largest economic losers with large displaced populations if average global temperatures go beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius, corresponding to 350 ppm, which is considered the threshold for the continued survival of ecosystems essential to livelihoods in Small Island Developing States and low-lying coastal States.”
Climate change adaptation for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) is a matter of survival. SIDS collectively contribute less than 1 percent towards global greenhouse gas emissions, and yet their water, food, energy and economic security are already extremely vulnerable to climate change impacts. Blue Guardians is a Programme of SIDS DOCK being developed as a five-year USD 44 million public-private partnership (PPP) proposal to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to achieve the UNFCCCread more
SIDS DOCK, in partnership with regional development banks and the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC/5Cs) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Environment Programme (SPREP), is preparing a funding proposal for the Green Climate Fund (GCF), to support a cross-cutting risk mitigation project initially focused on the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). In this connection, SIDS DOCK intends to seek a grant from the GCF’s Project Preparation Facility.read more
Side Event: “Energy Services from organic waste – integrated waste management solutions for coastal, marine and freshwater protection in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)”
The following side event is jointly organized by the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE), the SIDS Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience Organization (SIDS DOCK), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Energy Programme, and is a concrete contribution to Partnership Dialogue 2: Managing, protecting, conserving and restoring marine and costal ecosystems.read more
Programme includes: High-level dialogue: Heads of of delegations of Member states
Guest speaker: Dr. Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer and Explorer, Mission Blue, Silvia Earle Alliance
Special presentation by: Mr. Douglas Frantz, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD on support for SIDS to develop their economies through the implementation SDG 14 Mr. Nishan Degnarain, Chair, Global Agenda Council on Oceans, World Economic Forum on the “Tuna Tracibility Decleration” Mr. Mr Jonathan Taylor, Vice-President for Climate, European
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.”