SPREP is the Secretariat of the Noumea Convention, Waigani Convention and Apia Convention.

The Apia Convention was suspended in 2006 until further notice.

SPREP's role as Secretariat includes:

  • Facilitating effective function of the COP and its subsidiary bodies through administrative, logistical, management and procedural support;
  • Reporting on work done as well as administrative and budgetary matters; 
  • Keeping Parties informed and communicating information received from one Party to other Parties;
  • Implementing COP decisions and supporting parties' implementation of COP decisions.

 

Parties to Regional Conventions for which SPREP is Secretariat

Country

Noumea Convention

Waigani Convention

(Apia Convention)

Australia

(√)

Cook Is

(√)

FSM

 

Fiji

(√)

France

 

(√)

Kiribati

 

 

Marshall Is

   

Nauru

   

New Zealand

 

Niue

 

 

Palau

     

PNG

 

Samoa

(√)

Solomon Is

 

Tonga

 

 

Tuvalu

 

 

UK

     

USA

 

 

Vanuatu