Small Island Developing States APPG

First Registered: 21/04/2021 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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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.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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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 - 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

5. 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

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Small Island Developing States

1. 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

2. World Oceans Day 2021
08/06/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: from the ocean than can be replenished. As the UN states when referencing World Oceans Day:“To protect - Speech Link
2: offer us reassurance on that point.As an island nation and with so much of the world’s seas and - Speech Link
3: suffer, but if we get it right somewhere, in however small a way, there is the potential to spread benefits - Speech Link

3. International Solar Alliance: Framework Agreement
24/10/2018 - Grand Committee

1: formed at the United Nations by treaty between 121 states. Importantly, the alliance is being led by India - Speech Link
2: change—for good reason, in many ways, in that as a developing nation it sees the problem is one that has arisen - Speech Link
3: monetary contributions, but then in the memorandum it states that the United Kingdom,“may consider committing - Speech Link

4. Sustainable Seas
17/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: industry to end the export of contaminated waste to developing countries.Climate change is causing a - Speech Link
2: The Government’s resources and waste strategy states that they want the industry to work towards voluntary - Speech Link
3: waters around Ascension Island. It is worth saying that the Ascension Island Council, as well as DEFRA - Speech Link

5. Brexit: Road, Rail and Maritime Transport (EUC Report)
21/09/2020 - Grand Committee

1: transport goods across, between and within other member states. Therefore, a haulier from one member state moving - Speech Link
2: refreshment and other facilities they will become small towns. Who will pay for them? It is normal in transport - 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
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 21st April 2021
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