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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Pacific environments require global commitments to sustainable consumption and production because waste and pollution produced elsewhere is transported into and impacts the Pacific region. This factsheet highlights briefly the consumption and production practices that affect Pacific environments and species directly and indirectly

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
… world’s plan of action for social inclusion, environmental sustainability and economic development. The mining industry …
 Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)

Climate change is real and Asia is already experiencing its adverse impacts. Projections from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) suggest that such impacts will become even more intense in the future. While the contribution of developing countries in Asia to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is increasing rapidly, per capita emissions are still low and developmental challenges remain significant.

 Government of the Republic of Kiribati

The NWRP provides a framework for leadership and coordinated action in the supply of safe, adequate and financially, technically and environmentally sustainable water services to rural, outer island and urban communities in Kiribati and for the protection, conservation, sustainable use and efficient management of Kiribati's water resources. It is directed at improving the welfare and livelihood of I-Kiribati and represents the vision of the Government of Kiribati (GoK) for the water sector.

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Sustainable development projects that were supposed to insure the future of the earth's biological inheritance are currently being criticized for compromising biodiversity. Drawing on sixteen months of fieldwork with one of Papua New Guinea's most remote societies, this paper argues that more productive conservation policies will emerge when indigenous activities
are viewed as disturbance and not as vehicles for establishing equilibrium with the environment. This research demonstrates that although the Hewa play a significant role in shaping

2008 Policy on Sustainable Coastal Development, Niue

Small island states present a significant challenge in terms of sustainable tourism development. On a small island there are limited resources, economic and social activities tend to be concentrated on the coastal zone, and the interconnectivity between economic, environmental, social, cultural and political spheres is strong and pervasive. Consequently the sustainable development of tourism is more a practical necessity than an optional extra.

 Niue Department of Environment

[The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)](https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/), are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. The SDGs provide clear guidelines and targets for all countries to adopt in accordance with their own priorities and the environmental challenges of the world at large.

 Niue Department of Environment

SOPAC. 2007. Sustainable and integrated water resource and wastewater management in Pacific Island countries. Niue. SOPAC Miscellaneous Report 641.

SCP is a key component of climate change mitigation. SCP practices can increase the resilience of environments and
human communities.

 Victoria University of Wellington
… - climate change - vanuatu … forest conservation - sustainability - vanuatu …

The Atlas is intended as an introduction to the many linkages between mining and the SDGs and complements other resources on the role of mining and the private sector in sustainable development.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)
… our way of life. It is necessary to focus on long term sustainability strategies, but in the mean time develop and …

The Addis Ababa Principles and Guidelines for the Sustainable Use of Biodiversity provide a framework for assisting Governments, indigenous and local communities, resource managers, the private sector and other stakeholders, about how to ensure that their uses of biological diversity will not lead to its long-term decline.

 International Union for Nature Conservation (IUCN)

Bioenergy occupies a unique position at the nexus of energy, environment, climate change and rural development agendas. Consequently, bioenergy and biofuels in particular, have seen
record levels of support in the form of subsidies, mandates and investments as governments seek to maximize the perceived synergies between the various opportunities offered by bioenergy. Whilst it is true that well- planned bioenergy development can reduce greenhouse gas emissions from a range of sources, increase rural incomes, reduce waste, improve access

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SOPAC IWRM DIAGNOSTIC REPORT Prepared by A Levi VakaiNiue Consultancy Services & Andre Siohane, Manager Water Division, Public Works 2007

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Sharing stories and dreams of women from mangrove-dependent communities in sustaining fish stocks, protecting the ecosystem and sustaining livelihoods.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Fact Sheet - Pacific tourism depends on healthy marine ecosystems for aesthetic appeal and for the ecosystem services that support human occupation. This fact sheet links it to SDGs and brief background info on how the Pacific island countries face challenges in planning for sustainable development of infrastructure as well as sea and land uses related to tourism