Regional Meeting for the Pacific
CVF Regional Meeting for the Pacific
Special focus on: Climate Change Policy for Pacific Small Island Developing States
Apia, Samoa – 26-27 February 2015
Focus and objectives
- Review challenges, gaps/needs and success stories in tackling climate change within Pacific small island developing states (SIDS).
- Group formulation of a set of recommendations at global, regional and national level for enhancing the Pacific response to climate change.
- Sharing of leading solutions and strategies for overcoming challenges to the implementation of climate change policies nationally and regionally.
- Presentation of the outcomes of the regional workshop to subsequent global Forum sessions.
Topic: “Climate Change in the Cook Islands: From Concern to Action” – download (pdf, 4.3mb) by Patrick Arioka, Department of Policy, Planning and Projects, Ministry of Agriculture, Cook Islands
Topic: “CVF: Fiji’s Experience” – download (pdf, 3.2mb) by Waisea Vosa, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Fiji
Topic: “Nauru Climate Change Adaptation” – download (pdf, 0.2mb) by Elkoga Gadabu, Permanent Secretary of Commerce Industry and Environment (CIE), Nauru
Topic: “Palau: Addressing Food Security” – download (LARGE FILE: pdf, 18.2mb) by Palau
Topic: “Climate Change in Solomon Islands: Challenges and Way Forward” – download (LARGE FILE: pdf, 12.5mb) by Thaddeus A Siota, Climate Change Division, Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology, Solomon Islands
Topic: “Overview of Climate Change Work” – download (LARGE FILE: pdf, 4.4mb) by National Advisory Board on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction, Vanuatu
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)
Topic: “Regional Technical Support Mechanism (RTSM) and Rapid Response Fund (RRF)” – download (LARGE FILE: pdf, 9.3mb) by Espen Ronneberg, Climate Change Adviser, SPREP