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Islands in Action Side Event
Community Vilaj, Mauritius

Sunday 9th January
2.00 - 3.30 pm 'Island Memories: Preserving and promoting island cultures'

Cook Islands Island Memories project and showing of video excerpts from Mauke, Ms Nancy Kareroa and Ms. Melinda Pierre, Cook Islands

Monday 10th January
2.00 - 3.30 pm 'Connecting islands via the internet'

Introduction to Small Islands Voice Youth Internet Forum, Mr. Herman Belmar, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Perspectives on the Small Islands Voice Youth Internet forum, student representatives from Sookdeo Bissoondoyal Sixth Form College, Mauritius
Turning the talk to action: Seychelles-Maldives exchanges, Mr. Alain De Comarmond, Seychelles

Tuesday 11th January
2.00 - 3.30 pm 'Eco-friendly practices for sustainable living in small islands'

Zero tolerance for litter project in Maldives and Seychelles, Mr. Alain De Comarmond, Seychelles
Glass recycling in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Ms. Nekeshar Gordon, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Sandwatch Project in Trinidad and Tobago, Mr. Andy Paul, Trinidad and Tobago

Thursday 13th January
10.00 - 11.30 am 'Community visioning in small islands'

Community visioning in Palau, Ms. Tiare Holm, Palau
Communities in focus in Mauritius, Mr. Pynee Chellapermal, Mauritius


To get involved, contact :


Coastal Regions and Small Islands Platform
UNESCO, Paris, France
fax: +33 1 45 68 58 08

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