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Cook Islands

Official name: 

Cook Islands

Region: 
National Designated Entity
Type of organisation: Government/Ministry
Name: 
Mr. Wayne King
Position: 
Director
Phone: 
+682 25494
Emails: 
wayne.king@cookislands.gov.ck

Cook Islands (2012)

Energy profile
  • Technical support and guidance to conduct a Technology Needs Assessment, develop a Technology Roadmap and provide technical assistance to develop a GCF Readiness proposal

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission: 
    Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    Phase: 
    Implementation
    Countries: 
    Sectors: 

    This Technology Transfer Advances Cooks Island's

  • Joint National Action Plan for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation (JNAP) 2011-2015

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Sunday, January 1, 2012
    Objective: 

    The Joint National Action Plan for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation (JNAP) provides a roadmap to guide the Cook Islands in implementing Priority 5 (Resilience) of the National Sustainable Development Plan (NSDP) 2011 -2015. Two key objectives from JNAP are climate change disaster preparedness and reduced impact from climate change disasters.

  • INDC of Cook Islands

    Type: 
    National Plan
    Type of National plan: 
    Country: 

    The Cook Islands is committed to a future powered by renewable energy with targets of 50% of islands transformed from diesel based to renewable sourced electricity by 2015, to 100% coverage by 2020 (Cook Islands Renewable Electricity Chart, 2011)...Using 2006 as the base year, emission from electricity generation will be reduced by 38% by 2020. Conditional on receiving external support, Cook Islands could reduce emissions from electricity generation by a further 43%, totalling an 81% emissions reduction by 2030 (relative to 2006). The INDC also includes a section on adaptation.

  • Climate Change Cook Islands, Office of the Prime Minister

    Type: 
    NDE
    Country: 
    Address: 
    Private Bag, Avarua, Cook Islands
    Name: 
    Mr. Wayne King
    Position: 
    Director
    Phone: 
    +682 25494
    Emails: 
    wayne.king@cookislands.gov.ck
  • Decision support tools for climate-resilient coastal development: A case study from the Cook Islands Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Saturday, November 1, 2014
    Objective: 
    Approach: 

    This report on the Cook Islands reports on a study which was part of the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project. PACC focuses on coastal zone management on Mangaia Island. The project is helping to ‘climate-proof’ coastal development, and to develop an integrated coastal management policy and plan for Mangaia.

  • The Pacific experience in developing policy and legislation on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday, January 1, 2013
    Objective: 
    Approach: 

    This study explores and aims to unpack the drivers and process to develop Joint National Action Plans on Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change (JNAPs), primary DRM legislation, and sustainable development plans addressing DRR and CCA in three Pacific island countries: the Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Tonga. It also discusses the experiences implementing these instruments.

  • United Nations Environment Programme

    Knowledge partner
    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Consortium Partner
    Knowledge Partner

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is an agency of the United Nations that coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices. Its headquarters are in the Gigiri neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya. UNEP also has six regional offices and various country offices.

  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization

    Knowledge partner
    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Consortium Partner
    Knowledge Partner

    The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), French/Spanish/Portuguese acronym ONUDI, is a specialized agency in the United Nations system, headquartered in Vienna, Austria. The Organization's primary objective is the promotion and acceleration of industrial development in developing countries and countries with economies in transition and the promotion of international industrial cooperation.

  • Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands

    Knowledge partner
    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Knowledge Partner
    Sector(s) of expertise: 

    Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) is the largest energy research institute in the Netherlands. With around 500 members of staff, we are active in projects both at home and abroad, in joint efforts with the industry, government authorities and research institutes. We do this from our branches in Petten, Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Brussels and China. ECN’s research has a major influence on day-to-day life. In this, we perform an important function for the society of today and the future. 

  • UNEP DTU Partnership

    Knowledge partner
    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Consortium Partner
    Knowledge Partner

    UNEP DTU Partnership (formerly UNEP Risø Centre) is a UNEP collaborating centre operating under a tripartite agreement between Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark, UNEP and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), and is a leading international research and advisory institution on climate, energy and sustainable development.

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