The participation of stakeholders from civil society and other non-state actors is organized according to the major groups structure articulated in Agenda 21. Representatives from major groups interested in participating as observers in the SIDS Conference and its preparatory process are required to be accredited to the United Nations and register accordingly. Accredited? Pre-register by 1 August 2014
Indigenous Peoples interested in attending the Conference should send nominations to Major Group focal point Roberto Borrero at email@example.com before July 7.
The Caribbean Organization of Indigenous Peoples (C.O.I.P) was established in 1987. Its country members include Belize, Dominica, Guyana, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. The Chairmanship of COIP currently rotates to each member country every 3 years with the present Chair residing in Trinidad and Tobago being served by the Santa Rosa Carib Community.
COIP CHAIR: Trinidad & Tobago (Santa Rosa Karina Community)
Contact: Chief Ricardo Bharath Hernandez, firstname.lastname@example.org or (868) 667-0210