Small Island Developing States APPG

First Registered: 21/04/2021 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To highlight the unique issues faced by Small Island Developing States (SIDS), particularly the impact of climate change, which will devastate SIDS without international support on mitigation and adaptation.

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Recent Documents related to Small Island Developing States

1. Small island developing states (SIDS) and access to finance: call to action, 7 October 2021
19/10/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Policy paper Small island developing states (SIDS) and access to finance: call to action

2. UK-AOSIS: roundtable dialogue on SIDS' access to finance
17/08/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) held a roundtable dialogue on access to finance for small island developing

3. UK-AOSIS: roundtable dialogue on SIDS' access to finance, October 2020
19/08/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: of Fiji, Belize, and The Alliance of Small Island Developing States (AOSIS) co-hosted a roundtable dialogue

4. Commonwealth Marine Economies (CME) Programme: Vanuatu
08/10/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: marine economies across Commonwealth Small Island Developing States www.gov.uk/guidance/commonwealth-m

5. Commonwealth Marine Economies (CME) Programme: Vanuatu
08/10/2019 - Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
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Found: marine economies across Commonwealth Small Island Developing States www.gov.uk/guidance/commonwealth-m

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Small Island Developing States

1. Maldives: Tariffs
14/12/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: aware that the Maldives has transitioned from a developing to a middle-income country and is therefore not - Speech Link
2: classifications that determine whether a country is a developing country. To go outside those classifications - Speech Link
3: about sustainability. We have a nation here with small island development status that, as far as we know, - Speech Link

2. UK Space Agency: Sustainable Development
04/11/2019 - Written Statements

1: challenges in developing and emerging countries.These challenges include the growing need for developing countries - Speech Link

3. UK Commonwealth Chair-In-Office Report 2018-2020
09/09/2020 - Written Statements

1: the three pillars of the Commonwealth—its member states, its Secretariat, and its organisations and networks—to - Speech Link

4. Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting: Update
14/01/2019 - Written Statements

1: Commonwealth—the Commonwealth Secretariat, its member states, and its organisations and networks to deliver - Speech Link

5. The Modern Commonwealth: Opportunities and Challenges
07/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Nauru, with a population of only 13,000. Of the states, 31 have populations of fewer than 1.5 million - Speech Link
2: growth of the populations and the GDP of the United States, the EU, China and our other traditional partners - Speech Link
3: the Commonwealth blue charter on protecting and developing sustainable oceans. We are on track to achieve - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Small Island Developing States
1. Norfolk Island
asked by: Lord Howarth of Newport
17/03/2020
... and (2) how Parliament was consulted.

2. Norfolk Island
asked by: Lord Howarth of Newport
18/02/2020
... or (2) has since become within those boundaries.

3. Norfolk Island
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
09/09/2019
... whether Norfolk Island (a) was within the geographical boundaries of the Commonwealth of Australia or any State thereof when it was given to the Commonwealth of Australia in 1914 or (b) has since become within those boundaries.

4. Asylum: Ascension Island
asked by: Lord Roberts of Llandudno
15/10/2020
... what those costs were.

5. Ascension Island: Infrastructure
asked by: Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton
18/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the infrastructure investment needs of Ascension Island.

Latest Questions
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10 Current APPG Officers
Andrew Percy Portrait
Andrew Percy
Vice Chair
Conservative - Brigg and Goole
Joined: 21st April 2021
Chris Elmore Portrait
Chris Elmore
Vice Chair
Labour - Ogmore
Joined: 21st April 2021
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 21st April 2021
82 APPG Memberships
22q11 Syndrome , American Football , Antisemitism , Arctic and Nordic Councils , Armed Forces , Armed Forces Covenant , Assistive Technology , Australia and New Zealand , Autism , Bahrain , Banning Trophy Hunting , Bees and Pollinators , Bermuda , Boys' Brigade , Breast Cancer , British Jews , British Overseas Territories , Canada , Cats , Cerebral Palsy , Channel 4 , Channel Islands , Childhood Trauma , Chile , China , Commonwealth , Crypto and Digital Assets , Cyprus , Darts , Dementia , Diabetes , Digital Regulation and Responsibility , Disability , Dog Advisory Welfare , Down Syndrome , Dying Well , Eating Disorders , Entrepreneurship , Estonia , Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion , Fair Business Banking , Financial Education for Young People , Foreign Affairs , Future of Retail , Global Health , Health , Holocaust Memorial , Hydrogen , Inclusive Entrepreneurship , International Freedom of Religion or Belief , Japan , Learning Disability , Liechtenstein , Limits to Growth , Loan Charge and Taxpayer Fairness , Media , Mentoring , Montserrat , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Pacific Islands , Pro-Life , Psychology , Pubs , Qatar , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Reserves and Cadets , Russia , San Marino , Serbia , Social Media , Spinal Cord Injury , Street Children , Switzerland , Textiles and Fashion , Thalidomide , Twelve Steps Recovery Programme from Addiction , United Nations , United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , United Nations Women , Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics , Whistleblowing , Woods and Trees
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Kerry McCarthy MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4510.

Email: kerry.mccarthy.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Small Island Developing States APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Small Island Developing States APPG