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Event: A Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Moment, 3 December 2020

We are at a moment of environmental and cultural reckoning – say the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), in their invitation to a special event on 3 December.

“AOSIS embodies the dialectic of this reckoning. But more than that, our grouping proudly reflects the agency of a people and the epitome of resilience.

This event, commemorating the 30th Anniversary of AOSIS, aims to celebrate SIDS, our culture, our people, and our contribution to advancing a global agenda that looks to a regenerative and synergistic development for planet and for people.”

The event begins at 18:00 Eastern Standard Time (23:00 UTC) and is open to all: register here to attend.

The agenda includes:

Video Messages from the UN Secretary General, Member States and partners to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of AOSIS

Keynote Address:

Hon. Mia Amor Mottley,

Prime Minister of Barbados

The Latest science and implications for SIDS:

Dr. Adelle Thomas,

Director, University of the Bahamas

Perspectives of Youth and Indigenous people & local communities

Kindly RSVP through this link: https://bit.ly/AOSIS_30

Details for joining the event will be circulated soon.

Image: British Virgin Islands, credit Terry Ott.

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