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UN Conference on Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) 2014

Olav Kjorven (United Nations Children's Fund) General debate, 7th Plenary meeting

4 Sep 2014 - Mr Olav Kjorven, Director of the Public Partnership Division of the United Nations Children's Fund, at the 3rd Intenational Conference on Small Island Developing State, Samoa 2014. |Watch Video|

United Nations press release In Apia
United Nations press release In Apia, Samoa, international community shows support for small island developing states in largest conference of its kind in the Pacific (Apia, 1 September) – Heads of State, policymakers, business leaders and representatives

UNICEF Pacific statement at SIDS partnership session on water, sanitation, food security and waste management
Cite 7 WASH partnerships in the Pacific: a UNICEF partnership with government of Kiribati and the EU for CLTS and rainwater harvesting, a school WASH partnerships with Fiji Airways and Government of Fiji, and school and community WASH partnerships...

UNICEF Statement at SIDS meeting on Gender Equality and Empowerment
Nothing is more inimical to women’s empowerment than violence against women and children

UNICEF Statement at SIDS meeting on Non Communicable Diseases
“Non communicable diseases in SIDS include undernutrition, not only obesity and associated health problems. Thus there is a double burden of malnutrition.

UNICEF Statement at SIDS Conference Partnership Dialogue on Social inclusion, non-communicable diseases, youth and gender, Olav Kjorven, Director of Public Partnerships
SIDS, or Large Ocean developing states (LODS), are facing major challenges in social development. Challenges that increasingly intertwine with the climate challenge. And partnership is what will turn challenges into opportunities. UNICEF is here to suppo





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