Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands

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Sustainable island living
The Mauritius strategy in action

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Published in August 2007 by the
United Nations Educational, Scientifi c and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
7 place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France
© UNESCO 2007

Cover: Jamaican toddler featured in a UNESCO Courier issue on ‘Early Childhood Care and Education’, the theme of the 2007 Education For All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report. © UNESCO/Gary Masters. Malé, capital of Maldives, more than 80,000 residents on Kaafu Atoll (1.7 km long, 1.0 km wide, maximum elevation 2.4 m). © Yann Arthus Bertrand/Earth from Above/UNESCO.

Suggested citation: UNESCO. 2007. Sustainable island living. Th e Mauritius Strategy in action. UNESCO, Paris.

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Ths booklet represents a collective effrt of specialists and colleagues in many UNESCO sectors, programmes, units and fild offices, as well as collaborating institutions and organizations, who have been and continue to be involved in the small islands domain. Thanks are due to all those who have contributed ideas and suggestions, text and graphics.

The designations employed and the presentation of material throughout this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNESCO concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Contact address:
UNESCO Focal Point for SIDS/Mauritius Strategy Implementation
c/o Coasts and Small Islands (CSI) Platform
Division of Science Policy and Sustainable Development
UNESCO, 1 rue Miollis
75732 Paris Cedex 15, France
fax: +33 1 45 68 58 08
email: sids@unesco.org



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