Society Forum, January 2005
of its active involvement in the preparatory meetings for the
Review of the SIDS Programme of Action, CEDREFI was chosen as
the host organisation to convene the Civil Society Forum from
January 6 to 9, 2005, just prior to the main United Nations meeting.
Small Islands Voice provided support to CEDREFI for the Civil
Civil Society Declaration was
presented to the delegates at the Main UN Meeting on 10th January
of CEDREFI's key goals was to develop a common position for civil
society in the AIMS region, a disperse region which is spread
geographically over two oceans and several seas.
CEDREFI worked to ensure that key national groups from Mauritius:
trade unions, fishermen community, small planters/producers and
NGOs, are involved in the Programme of Action - before, during
and after the meeting.