Members States

Kiribati

Kiribati, officially the Republic of Kiribati, is an independent country in the central Pacific Ocean. The permanent population is just over 110,000, more than half of whom live on Tarawa atoll. The state comprises 32 atolls and one raised coral island, Banaba.

Chair: 2010 – 2011

Member since: 2009

 

Capital

South Tarawa

Population (2015)

117,608

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$436,837.5

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

0.441 tons

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National Focal Points

Mr. Choi Being Yeeting

NATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE COORDINATOR

Office of Te Beretitenti

Ms. Maryanne Mikaere Namakin

PERMANENT SECRETARY

Government of Kiribati

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 Actions:

1) Strengthening good governance, policies, strategies and legislation;

2) Improving knowledge and information generation, management and sharing;

3) Strengthening and greening the private sector, including small-scale business;

4) Increasing water and food security with integrated and sector-specific approaches and promoting healthy and resilient ecosystems + 8 other highlighted priority actions.

Reduce GHG emissions by 61.8% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2000)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy and transport.

Adaptation: Priority Actions:

1) Strengthening good governance, policies, strategies and legislation;

2) Improving knowledge and information generation, management and sharing;

3) Strengthening and greening the private sector, including small-scale business;

4) Increasing water and food security with integrated and sector-specific approaches and promoting healthy and resilient ecosystems + 8 other highlighted priority actions.

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