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Fiji

Fiji, a country in the South Pacific, is an archipelago of more than 300 islands. It's famed for rugged landscapes, palm-lined beaches and coral reefs with clear lagoons. Its major islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, contain most of the population. Viti Levu is home to the capital, Suva, a port city with British colonial architecture. The Fiji Museum, in the Victorian-era Thurston Gardens, has ethnographic exhibits.

Member since: 2015

 

Capital

Suva

Population (2015)

889,955

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$5323.7

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

2.796 tons

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National Focal Points

Mr. Esala Nayasi

ACTING PERMANENT SECRETARY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ms. Makereta Konrote

PERMANENT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMY

Ministry of Economy

National Climate Vulnerability Level and actions

0 Average

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Adaptation: Priority Action:

1) Develop an integrated approach and policy and operational level to effectively address climate change;

2) Ensure that buildings constructed in urban and rural areas are cyclone resistant;

3) Strengthen the role of local governments in building resilience;

4) Develop greater understanding of the impacts of climate change in order to better plan for long term development + 3 other highlighted priority action.

Reduce GHG emissions by 30% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2013)) by 2030 conditional to external support in the energy sector.

Adaptation: Priority Action:

1) Develop an integrated approach and policy and operational level to effectively address climate change;

2) Ensure that buildings constructed in urban and rural areas are cyclone resistant;

3) Strengthen the role of local governments in building resilience;

4) Develop greater understanding of the impacts of climate change in order to better plan for long term development + 3 other highlighted priority action.

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