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Ministers adopt Declaration on small island developing States

February 02, 2004

Nassau, Bahamas - Ministers and senior government officials meeting in Nassau, Bahamas, today adopted a Ministerial Declaration reaffirming the validity of the Barbados Programme of Action - a blueprint adopted 10 years ago for the sustainable development of small island developing States (SIDS).

Culminating a weeklong Interregional Preparatory Meeting, the Declaration constitutes a common platform for the International Conference for the 10-year review of the Barbados Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of the Small Island Developing States, to be held in Mauritius from 30 August to 4 September.

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