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Climate Smart Acceleration of SDG 6 in the Caribbean and the Pacific Regions

March 22, 2023

The CCSA is at this week’s @UN Water Conference, join us at the Climate Smart Acceleration of SDG 6 in the Caribbean and the Pacific Regions event to explore sustainable financing opportunities for sustainable water management. #FinTech

Thanks to Local2030 Islands Network and GLOBAL ISLAND PARTNERSHIP (GLISPA) with our colleagues from the Dutch Caribbean Vanessa Toré and Bianca Peters and Governments of Grenada, Belize, Aruba, Curaçao, Bonaire, St. Maarten, Saba, St. Eustatius, New Caledonia, Samoa Global Water Partnership Caribbean – GWP-C, International Platform for Deltas and Coastal Areas – IPDC, The Pacific Community – SPC, Smithsonian Institution , Kolektivo, Global Water Partnership Organisation (GWPO), Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre



11.00 – Welcome

11.05 – Opening remarks – Setting the Context for Action; Why Should We Act?

11.20 – A Framework for Sustainable Watermanagement

11.30 – An Accelerator Model for Water

11.35 – Fintech for Water

11.40 – Interactive Dialogue on Water for Climate Resilience and Environment; Investments in SIDS

12.05 – Wrap up 12.10 – Closing words


Speakers include: H.E. Evelyn Wever-Croes, PM of Aruba H. E Ambassador Pa’olelei Luteru, UN Permanent Representative for Samoa and Chair of Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) HRH Jaime De Bourbon de Parme, Dutch Climate Envoy Dr Colin Young, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) Hon Edison Rijna, Lt Governor of Bonaire Grenada Representative (tba) Harm Duel, International Panel on Deltas and Coastal Areas Amit Singh, Secretariat of the Pacific Community Kiesha Farnum, Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator (CCSA), Luuk Weber, Kolektivo Paulette Bynoe, Global Water Partnership Jabal Hassanali, Local2030 Islands Network Egbert Doran, Minister of Public Housing, Physical Planning, Environment and Infrastructure, Sint Maarten Albert Martis, Curacao Claudia Toet, Sint Eustatius Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, Kingdom of the Netherlands Moderators: Vanessa Toré Bianca Peters and Pedzi Girigori #unwater #islands #water

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March 22, 2023
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