DESCRIPTION – SDG 14 TARGETS COVERED – DELIVERABLES – RESOURCES MOBILIZED
The Small Island Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience Initiative (SIDS DOCK), the Pacific Community (SPC), the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) are partnering on the establishment of a network of regional sustainable energy centres for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean, Pacific, Indian Ocean and Africa. The network is supported by the Government of Austria, Spain and other international partners. » Read more
Cabeólica is a groundbreaking project that stemmed from Cape Verde’s aspirations to increase wind energy penetration by promoting a Public Private Partnership (PPP) which engaged foreign investment and technical and business know-how. The PPP was established between Africa Finance Corporation, Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation, InfraCo Africa Limited, the State of Cape Verde and Electra SARL., the Government-owned national utility company, and resulted in the creation of Cabeólica S.A., the first commercial-scale, privately financed, Public Private Partnership wind farm project in Sub-Saharan Africa. » Read more
Opportunity for talented and diverse young people to contribute and grow their skills as they launch a career in international development.
The 2017 application process will open April 5th through April 19th, 2017.
The World Bank Group Analyst Program is a new and unique opportunity for exceptionally talented young people with a passion for international development to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems. » Read more
16 October 2016, United Nations Headquarters New York
SIDS DOCK, the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience organisation, announced that His Excellency Mr. Enele Sosene Sopoaga, OBE, Prime Minister and Minister for Public Utilities of Tuvalu, has been appointed President of the second SIDS DOCK Assembly, on 24 September 2016, during its second session held at the United Nations (UN) headquarters on the margins of the General Debate of the 71st United Nations General Assembly. » Read more
The Secretariat of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre presents its compliments to the States Parties and Signatory States of the SIDS DOCK, and in its capacity as Interim Secretariat of the SIDS DOCK, has the honour to announce, pursuant to the Decision of the second session of the SIDS DOCK Assembly contained in document number A/2/DC/3/Rev.1, the post of Secretary-General for the SIDS DOCK. » Read more
The initiative is being supported by CDB financing of USD5.9 million and a contribution of USD905,000 from the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and the Antigua Public Utilities Authority. » Read more
BUCCAMENT BAY RESORT, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES » Read more
12-13 OCTOBER 2015
The Regional Coordination Committee (RCC) is required to meet annually, during the project period. The purpose of the RCC Meeting is to review the status of coordination and implementation of project activities and their adherence to the work plan set forth in the project document and approve any modifications/revisions as may be necessary.
Global Climate Fund (GEF) expands network of Accredited Entities, including the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC/5Cs), a public organization that coordinate’s the Caribbean’s response to climate change, headquartered in Belize. » Read more
Energizing the SAMOA Pathway – Launch of the SE4ALL Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centers for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Read The Vienna Declaration 19 June | 17.00 to 18.15 | Hofburg Palace | Trabantenstube The Energy Branch of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the SIDS Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience Initiative (SIDS DOCK), the Global Forum on » Read more
“This region has some of the highest energy costs in the world,” Obama said. “Caribbean countries are particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change and we have to act now.” » Read more