Mounting debt levels is arguably one of the most important factors that impede development and perpetuate poverty. There are now a number of initiatives to assuage the debt burden of the most indebted poor countries…
As we work to finalize the protection and sustainable governance of our high seas, @AOSISChair reiterates: the special circumstances of SIDS must not be confused with special requirements of developing countries. This is distinct, and must be reflected in the text.
At #BBNJ treaty talks today @AOSISChair defended the Special Circumstances of #SIDS.
SCIDS has been affirmed in international agreements including the Paris Agreement, Fish Stocks Agreement, Port States Measures Agreement.
This legally binding instrument can be no different.