The United Nations expects over 300 initiatives to be announced two weeks from now at a major world conference aimed at fostering partnerships with small island developing States, a top UN organizing official has said. Continue reading
UNIC Canberra held media briefings in Australia and New Zealand to inform journalists and other interested parties about two upcoming UN conferences. The Third International UN Conference on Small Island Developing States SIDS) is being held in Samoa from the 28 August – 4 September and the UN Climate Summit in New York on the 23 September.
On 26-31 January, a UN delegation led by Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Mr Wu Hongbo travelled from New York to Samoa in order to coordinate the organization of the Third Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to be held in Apia from 1-4 September 2014. Continue reading