Executive Board Meeting 2018
10-11 September 2018.
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20 – 25 August, 2018…
‘Healthy reefs, healthy people - protecting our natural heritage, building our living legacy’
Every decade since 1997, SPREP has celebrated the International Year of the Reef (IYOR) in collaboration with the International Coral Reef…
Environmental Monitoring and Governance Programme
The Environmental Monitoring and Governance (EMG…
For Pacific island Members, the economic, social, and environmental costs of climate change and disasters are high and forecast to increase. As coordinator for climate change action in the region, SPREP continues to lead the region’s response to climate impacts.…
Healthy ecosystems are foundations for sustainable development and adaptation and resilience to climate change. The Pacific islands region has one of the richest complexes of marine and terrestrial ecosystems on Earth with habitats ranging from mountain forests to…
SPREP has the lead responsibility for regional coordination and delivery of waste management and pollution control action and uses the strategic management framework, Cleaner Pacific 2025, in guiding regional cooperation and collaboration.
A common challenge for Pacific islands, often voiced at regional and international forums is the lack of a systematic method for the collection, storage and management of environmental data and information. Another challenge is the difficulty in accessing historical and current data and
As the regional intergovernmental environment organisation, the role of SPREP is to facilitate and implement activities with Members and partners to achieve sub-national, national, and regional outcomes.
SPREP’s overall assistance to Members will be delivered through agreed regional environment goals and objectives that respond to Members’ environmental priorities and sustainable development goals. The key to enabling this work will be a focus on:
1. integration of gender and human rights;
2. integration of traditional knowledge with technical capacity;
3. technical knowledge and communication;
4. environmental advocacy to increase the awareness and understanding of environmental management priorities;
5. institutional capacity building; and
6. leadership at all levels committed to action.
COSPPac works with Pacific Island stakeholders to analyse and interpret climate, oceans and tidal data to produce valuable services for island communities.
The project aims to address the principal source of uPOPs emissions in the Pacific region, caused by poor waste management practices, and therefore help address the obligation of Stockholm Convention Parties to “reduce”, “minimize” and “where feas
Contribute to the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity's Island Biodiversity Programme of Work by supporting an integrated ecosystem approach to biodiversity conservation management at local level in four Pacific countries.
Improve hazardous waste management in the Pacific in the areas of Asbestos, Healthcare Waste and E-waste
The overall objective is to promote environmental sustainability in ACP countries, by strengthening and enhancing the capacity of acific ACP countries to effectively mainstream and implement MEAs and related commitments in the chemicals and waste
The overall objective of this project is to contribute to improving the long-term conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and natural resources in the Pacific ACP region in protected areas and surrounding communities through better use an
EbA is fully integrated into development, climate change adaptation and natural resource management policy and planning processes in three Pacific island countries, providing replicable models for other countries in the region, and is successfully
The project objectives are to: