Landmark Regional Environmental Agreement achieved

 Caption: Kishan Kumarsingh, Head Multilateral Environmental Agreements Unit at the meeting on adoption of the Agreement/ Photo: UNDP TT

The adopted Agreement is the completion of a process that was launched at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in 2012, with the Declaration on the application of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development. 

For Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the agreement is of distinct significance as it will also serve as a key instrument in ensuring that climate change adaptation and resilience-building strategies being developed are done so in a transparent and participatory manner, consistent with the Paris Agreement and relevant issues regarding climate justice. Read more >>>