The UN Global Conference on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States is now history. The Sherbourne Center, which was constructed in record time and proved to be an excellent non-smoking conference facility, is no longer buzzing with activity. The NGO Global Forum and SUSTECH '94 have packed up and moved out. Life in Barbados continues on as before delegates from over 130 countries descended on this small island State in the Caribbean. Now, as participants and observers have a chance to look back on the Conference, it is time to assess the Conference's accomplishments, short-comings and follow-up.