UN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES (SIDS) 2014
The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States will be held from 1 to 4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, to be preceded by activities related to the conference from 28 to 31 August 2014, also in Apia, Samoa. It will focus the world’s attention on a group of countries that remain a special case for sustainable development in view of their unique and particular vulnerabilities.
This website has been developed to provide delegates with up-to-date information related to this conference, access to resources and host country information. Accommodation has been secured for this Conference at a wide range of properties of varying standards including a Cruise Ship. To ensure you get your preferred accommodation we urge you to book as early as possible. Please request accommodation via the "Book Accommodation" link on this site. It is essential you book via this SIDS Conference website to ensure your accommodation, transportation and any special requirements are provided.
TALOFA LAVA. WELCOME TO SAMOA.
TALOFA LAVA and welcome to the Government of Samoa’s official website for the Third United Nations International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) that Samoa will host in 2014 here in Apia.
This website will serve as a portal of information for all delegates and visitors travelling to Samoa for the Conference and includes information on meeting schedules and respective venues, registration and accreditation processes, current and upcoming events, accommodation reservations, and relevant documentation when they are available.
Basic visitor information on Samoa will also be available on the website.
We are honoured to host this important Conference where important decisions will be made for the further sustainable development of Small Island Developing States including through genuine and durable partnerships.
We are committed to facilitating a successful outcome of the Conference and will do everything we can to ensure your visit is enjoyable as well and get to experience the world famous Samoan and Pacific hospitality.
I look forward to welcoming each and every one of you at the Conference.
Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi
PRIME MINISTER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL TASK FORCE
Countdown to UN SIDS Conference
To book accommodation for the conference please click here.
Apia is the capital of Samoa. It will become the hub during the course of the conference. Please click on the links below to learn more about this bustling South Pacific capital.
Video Produced: February 2014
Please view the below video for more information on the upcoming 3rd International Conference on SIDS. You may also like to visit our Library which will be updated regularly with more videos and documents on the SIDS Conference.
We look forward to seeing you in the Treasured Islands of the South Pacific. To learn more about Samoa, we have provided some detailed information below.
American Samoa Travel
Food of the islands
Dining Out and Places To Visit
Flights to Samoa and visa requirements
What’s Happening in Apia