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Caribbean in Brief: an information document for Caribbean Small Island Developing States

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  • NU. CEPAL. Sede Subregional para el Caribe
UN symbol.: LC/CAR/2020/16 16 p. Editorial: ECLAC, Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean December 2020

Table of contents

Introduction. -- I. Agenda item 1: Promoting and strengthening sustainable ocean-based economies, for SIDS and least developed countries. -- II. Agenda item 2: Addressing marine pollution. -- III. Agenda item 3: Managing, protecting, conserving and restoring marine and coastal ecosystems. -- IV. Agenda item 4: Minimizing and addressing ocean acidification, deoxygenation and ocean warming. -- V. Agenda item 5: Making fisheries sustainable and providing access for small-scale artisanal fishers to marine resources and markets. -- VI. Agenda item 6: Increasing scientific knowledge and developing research capacity and the transfer of marine technology. -- VII. Agenda item 7: Enhancing the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources by implementing international law, as reflected in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. -- VIII. Agenda item 8: Leveraging interlinkages between Sustainable Development Goal 14 and other Goals towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. -- Annex 1 SDG 14: conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development and the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science. -- Annex 2 Caribbean SIDS membership in global and regional ocean related agreements.