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ISLAND VOICES GLOBAL CHOICES

ISLAND VOICES GLOBAL CHOICES

UN Conference on Small Island Developing States

Apia Samoa 1-4 September | 2014

∽ IMF Feature Event ∽

“Coping with Natural Disasters: Building Macro-Fiscal Resilience in Small Island Developing States”

September 2, 2014 | 3-4:30 pm, Faleata Sports Complex (CR 3), Apia, Samoa

Welcoming Remarks by the Honorable Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Samoa

Presenters:

Min Zhu, IMF Deputy Managing Director Rachel Kyte, World Bank Group Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change

Panelists:

Honorable Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada Stephen Groff, Vice President, Asian Development Bank Justin Ram, Director of Economics, Caribbean Development Bank

Upcoming Events on Small Islands/States

• UN Conference on Small Island Developing States

September 1-4, 2014 in Apia, Samoa

http://www.sids2014.org

• South-Pacific Governors’ Meeting

December 4-6, 2014 in Fiji

Recent Events on Small States

• The 45th Pacific Islands Forum Meeting

July 29-August 1, 2014 in Koror, Palau

http://www.palaupif.com/

• PFTAC Steering Committee Meeting

July 14, 2014 in Nadi, Fiji

http://www.pftac.org/events/14

• 2014 Forum Economic Ministers Meeting

July 8-10, 2014 in Honiara, Solomon Islands

http://www.forumsec.org/pages.cfm/economic-governance/forum-economic-ministers-meeting-femm/2014-femm.html

• 2014 Pacific Day at the New Zealand Embassy, Washington D.C.

June 18, 2014 in Washington D.C., U.S.A.

http://csis.org/event/pacific-day-2014

• 2014 Pacific Update, Crawford School of Public Policy

June 16-17, 2014, Canberra, Australia

https://crawford.anu.edu.au/events/3983/2014-pacific-update