SAMOA Pathway: Shining a spotlight on small islands’ priorities
Small island developing States are among the most vulnerable countries in the world. They are on the front lines of climate change, pursuing sustainable development. They share unique issues relating to their small size, remoteness, narrow resource and export base, and exposure to external economic shocks and global environmental challenges, including the impacts of climate change, which threatens not only health systems and infrastructure, but a country’s very survival. The SAMOA Pathway High-Level Midterm Review, will offer a pivotal moment to address the climate crisis, protect the ocean, strengthen public health systems, scale up new opportunities for economic growth, and forge genuine and durable partnerships.