Welcome to the Aruba Centre of Excellence

for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States



… at the intersection of SDGs and SIDS.



…and their pursuit of the SDGs.



… in the context of SIDS.

Latest SIDS News

Source: Google News, IISD

Featured Publication

Partnerships for Small Island Developing States 2016

It has now been three years since the conclusion of the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States, its groundbreaking outcome document the SAMOA Pathway, and the announcement of over 300 partnerships devoted to the sustainable development of SIDS and the implementation of the SAMOA Pathway.


Featured Case Study

COE Case Study on Sustainable Tourism

2017 is the “UN International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development”, one of the key topics covered by the COE. The COE will be focusing on sharing  practices specifically for SIDS throughout the year. This case study describes how Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, an award-winning resort in Aruba, is leading the way by adopting a sustainable approach to tourism. More information on IYST: www.tourism4development2017.org

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The Aruba Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) has contributed to several recent events, such as:

The Caribbean Sustainable Development Forum

The 15th EU–OCTA Forum

The United Nations Bahamas Symposium on SDG implementation

The United Nations Ocean Conference 

Want to learn about our insights? Receive conference materials?
Please email us at info@sustainablesids.org