Environment & Energy


Cook Islands NCSA Capacity Development Action Plan and Final Report

Cook Islands, like many developing countries, faces increasing challenges in managing its environment, addressing global environmental agendas and objectives and in achieving its national Sustainable Development Goals and its commitment to the Millennium Development Goals. In recognition of themore


NCSA National Environment Capacity Strategy and Action Plan for Samoa

Samoa’s National Environmental Capacity Strategy (NECS) is drawn on the assessment and analysis of priority thematic and cross-cutting capacity needs. These needs have identified priority actions for capacity development and opportunities to promote synergies across the 3 Conventions which aremore

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Sound environmental management and access to energy are essential components in any sustainable development strategy. This is especially the case in Pacific Island Countries (PICs) where the population relies heavily on natural resources for their livelihoods.The Environment and Energy Unit of UNDP Samoa is based in Apia and is responsible for all energy, environment and UNDP-GEF funded programmes in Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau. In addition, the Environment and Energy Section is also responsible for a number of Pacific regional environment and sustainable energy programmes in partnership with the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) the South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC), and the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA).