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!

event Upcoming SIDS Events

27 Jun '22 - 1 Jul '22

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

Join this self-paced course, designed to help in shaping an inclusive, whole-of-government approach to digital transformation in SIDS. Digital technologies offer unprecedented opportunities to accelerate sustainable development in SIDS and are at the forefront of driving solutions for the 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.

Climate Action

Blue Economies

Digital Transformation

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. From Bajan Digital Creations, Inc. and UNDP Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.

Event: Towards a new classification for Caribbean economies

A discussion on how to move from purely income-based classifications for SIDS to categorizations based on vulnerabilities

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