Realities of working for Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to be highlighted at 7th International Conference on Environmental Future

Honolulu, Hawai'i | 16-20 April, 2018

7th International Conference on Environmental Future – Humans and Island Environments (7ICEF) aims to provide a forum for discussion and debate on the current and future issues surrounding island environments, bringing together islanders, researchers, managers, and NGOs from a broad array of disciplines and fields. The conference will be held from the 16 – 20 April 2018 in Honolulu, Hawai’i.

Mr. Christopher Corbin, Programme Officer for our Pollution Sub-Programme, will be sharing the secretariat's experiences of working in and for Caribbean SIDS. Specific focus will be experiences from Global Environment Facility funded projects on wastewater (CReW) and integrated watershed management (IWEco & IWCAM)

Topics to be discussed include:-

  • Specific SIDS Challenges that need to inform project design and indicator choices
  • Benefits from an Integrated and Flexible Approach to Projects in Caribbean SIDS: GEF IWCAM Project 
  • SIDS Specific Lessons and Success Factors learned from IWCAM
  • What do SIDS still need to promote?

For more information in this conference please visit http://manoa.hawaii.edu/7ICEF/