Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands
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Coastal region and small island papers 9

Aerial view of the Surin Islands, Thailand

Photo credits: G. Cambers,
M. Steyaert, H. Thulstrup, 
R. Varela, J. Wiener

Cover design: Eric Loddé

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Towards sustainable small-island living

Results of a workshop on 
‘Wise coastal practices for sustainable human development in small island developing states’ 
Apia, Samoa, 3-8 December 2000

Table of contents
List of Acronyms
Executive summary
1 Introduction
2 Synthesis of the workshop results
3 Workshop presentations and discussions
4 Annexes
Map showing islands represented at the workshop and sites of CSI activities

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

Reproduction is authorized, providing that appropriate mention is made of the source, and copies sent to the UNESCO (Paris) address below. This document should be cited as:

UNESCO, 2001. Wise coastal practices: Towards sustainable small island living. Results of a workshop on ‘Wise coastal practices for sustainable human development in small island developing states’, Apia, Samoa, 3–8 December 2000. Coastal region and small island papers 9, UNESCO, Paris, 120 pp.

Within the limits of stocks available, extra copies of this document can be obtained, free of charge, from:

UNESCO Apia Office,
Regional Science Adviser,
PO Box 5766,
Apia, Samoa.
fax: +685 22253
e-mail: hans@unesco.org.ws

The ‘Coastal region and small island papers’ series was launched by the Organization in 1997. Information on CSI activities can be obtained at the following address:

Coastal Regions and Small Islands (CSI) platform,
UNESCO, 1 rue Miollis,
75732 Paris Cedex 15, France.
fax: +33 1 45 68 58 08
e-mail: csi@unesco.org
website: http://www.unesco.org/csi

Published in 2001 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 7, place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP

© UNESCO 2001

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