Virtual Island Summit

Sharing Knowledge For Resilient, Sustainable And
Prosperous Islands Worldwide

September 25th — October 1st, 2023


What is the Virtual Island Summit?

Free access to world-class experts. The Summit will be a free event to attend in order to ensure maximum accessibility to expertise from a variety of fields.
A zero carbon conference. The Summit will use modern technology to maximize opportunities for participation and minimize harmful greenhouse gas emissions.
Interactive sessions in various formats. The Summit will imitate a traditional in-person event with opportunities to interact with speakers and other attendees with the goal of creating an online community.
The SDGs and beyond. The Summit will covers all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in addition to other topics pertinent to island communities.
A diverse range of viewpoints. Speakers and attendees from 100+ island communities including the Arctic, Caribbean, Europe, Indian Ocean, Pacific Islands, South America and beyond…
Cross-sector collaboration. The Summit will emphasize the need for input and partnerships from across the private, public, academic and NGO sectors.

Join Islanders From Around The World To Share Ideas, Good Practices And Solutions.

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10,000 attendees including policymakers, entrepreneurs, academics and NGO leaders share their expertise on island communities bringing examples of good practices from around the world.

Climate Action & Adaptation

Renewable Energy & Clean Energy Transition

Blue Economy, Conservation & the Ocean

Agriculture, Trade & Food Security

Health, Education, Diversity & Inclusion

Circular Economy

Sustainable Tourism

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

Register Now!

Register now to attend the various online events taking place September 25th — October 1st, 2023.

Registration is FREE, but spaces are limited, so reserve your spot now!

Can’t make the live event dates? No worries! Register for the event, and we’ll send you the replay link after the event. If you can attend live, you will be given the opportunity to ask questions to speakers and interact with other guests.

Please complete your registration today to ensure you get the latest updates, access to the live sessions and copies of the recordings!

Last Year's Speakers

Prime Minister, Government of Barbados

Secretary General, Pacific Islands Development Forum

Premier of Niue

Chief Minister, Government of Jersey

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Government of the Marshall Islands

Ocean Policy Research Institute, The Sakasawa Peace Foundation

Founding Chair, Africans Rising for Justice, Peace & Dignity

CEO, The GraceKennedy Foundation

Spiritual Leader of Maroons of the Diaspora

Head of the department for Climate and Circular Economy at the Environment Agency of Iceland

Former Prime Minister of Grenada

Ambassador of Antigua & Barbuda to the US and OAS

Chair, Stop Ecocide Foundation, Convenor of the Expert Panel for the Legal Definition of Ecocide

Executive Secretary, UNCDF

PSIDS Advisor on the Oceans, Samoa at the U.N.

Last Year's Partners

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