Country: Vanuatu

  • Member since: 2011

National Focal Points

Mr. Yvon Basil

Acting Director General

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mr. Johnety Jerette

UN Desk Officer

Ministry of Foreign Affairs


National Climate Change Actions

Summarized Information derived from Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) submitted by parties

Emissions mitigation: Reduce GHG emissions by 100% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) by 2030 for the electricity sub-sector and Reduce GHG emissions by 30% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) by 2030 for energy sector as a whole conditional to external support. Adaptation: Priority sectors : 1) Agriculture and food security; 2) Sustainable tourism development; 3) Community based marine resource management; 4) Sustainable forest management + 1 other highlighted priority sector.

Population (2015)


United Nations Population Division

GNI per capita (2016)


World Bank

PPP current international dollar

Emissions per capita (2014)

2.296 tons

Climate Analytics

Annual tons of CO2 equivalent per capita including land-use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) and all Kyoto Protocol greenhouse gases

Climate Vulnerability Level


Climate Vulnerability Level

Climate change attributable deaths (2015) (Data by region 2004)


World Health Organization

Climate change attributable deaths for children under 5 (2015) (Data by region 2004)


World Health Organization

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