New York, April 3, 2024 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) has called on Governments negotiating the next 10-year Plan of Action for sustainable development in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to expand and deepen collaboration with civil society to address critical sustainable development challenges.

CANARI’s Executive Director, Nicole Leotaud, made a statement to the Second Session of the Preparatory Committee meeting at the United Nations in New York, April 1-5, 2024. The Preparatory Committee is negotiating the outcome document which will be presented at the 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4), being held May 27-30, 2024, in Antigua and Barbuda.

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