Rising Up for SIDS

Share knowledge, build connections and spread innovation on climate action, blue economy, digital transformation and innovative financing for development. Engage with the community to help Small Island Developing States accelerate action towards the SDGs and SAMOA Pathway!

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Inclusive Digital Transformation for the Acheivement of the SDGs and SAMOA Pathway in SIDS

Join this self-paced course, designed to help shape an inclusive, whole-of-government approach to digital transformation in SIDS linked with blue economy and climate resilience

Read more about how UNDP's SIDS Offer acts as a vehicle for transformative recovery and how SIDS are accelerating action for bluer and greener futures  here.

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Climate Action

Blue Economies

Digital Transformation

Ocean Promise

UNDP has announced that it will enable 100 coastal countries including all Small Island Developing States to realize the maximum potential of their blue economies through sustainable, low-emission and climate-resilient ocean action by 2030. 

The Global Fund for Coral Reefs

The Global Fund for Coral Reefs (GFCR) is a blended finance instrument to mobilize action and resources to protect and restore coral reef ecosystems and protect the communities that rely on them. Learn more about how GFCR is building biodiversity resilience. 


The BlueBOT Project

The Blue Bot Project focuses on monitoring and mapping Caribbean coral reefs using artificial intelligence (AI) and evolving technologies.

Climate Investment Platform for SIDS

Multi-partner platform aiming at decluttering the climate finance landscape and providing streamlined support to developing countries and the private sector 

How can SIDS reimagine tourism for green growth?


UNDP's Accelerator Lab in Barbados has partnered to create a digital tool to support fishers and farmers through the COVID-19 crisis

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Action Nation

A podcast featuring partners at the center of development in Jamaica, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands

Learning from Nature to Build Forward Better

Learn about the potentials of biomimicry for strengthening resilience and inducing transformational change.

Frontier Dialogues

A podcast that explores the work of actors at the frontlines of COVID-19 response in SIDS