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.

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