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SDGs localized to coincide with Pacific Games

In keeping with its role as the integrator for the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs, the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP in Samoa today launched localized banners for the SDGs,…  


UNDP’s Deputy Regional Head visits Samoa

Ms. Valerie Cliff is the Deputy Regional Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific based in Bangkok, which the Samoa multi-country comes under. Ms. Cliff’s visit is significant as it…  


Launch of the Pa Enua Climate Information and Early Warning System in Manihiki, Cook Islands

The Cook Islands Meteorological Service, in partnership with The Disaster Resilience for Pacific Small Islands Developing States (RESPAC) with UNDP, or RESPAC-UNDP, held an inauguration for one of…  


United Nations will continue to support the Cook Islands after graduation

Dr.Simona Marinescu, the newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for the Cook Islands, Samoa, Niue and Tokelau, said that the United Nations remains committed to…  


Cook Islands MPs briefed on proposed Ocean Legislation

A two-day capacity building workshop designed for Members of the Cook Islands Parliament, provided the platform for open and robust discussions on the soon to be tabled Maritime Zones Bill and the…  


NBSAP: National Biodiversity Planning to Support the Implementation of the CBD 2011-2020 Strategic Plan in the Cook Islands

The project builds on the current status and achievements of the Cook Islands with respect to its obligations vis-à-vis the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), in particular the country’s…  


Strengthening the Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing in the Cook Islands

The objective of Nagoya Protocol is the fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources, including by appropriate access to genetic resources and by…  


Northern Group Senior Students SRIC Climate Change Writing Workshop Report

The Te Maeva Nui event in July, where many of the outer island students congregate on Rarotonga, presented a great opportunity for Climate Change Cook Islands (CCCI) to host a week-long workshop.  


Rauti Para Project Manihiki May 2015

Manihiki was the last island to receive the Rauti Para tablet training project in the Northern Group which was solely funded by the Adaptation Fund through the SRIC CC and implemented by Climate…  

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