South Pacific Vulnerability and Adaptation Initiative
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Partnerships for SD (CSD11/WSSD)
Description
Partner(s)
Governments:
Government of Australia - Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)

UN System:
World Bank Group (United States of America)

Other intergovernmental organizations:
South Pacific Applied Geoscience Comm. (SOPAC) (Fiji)
South Pacific Regional Environment Programme SPREP (Samoa)

Other:
University of South Pacific (USP) (Fiji)

Description/achievement of initiative
The aim of this initiative is to enable Pacific Island countries to adapt to the future impact of climate change, climate variability and sea-level rise. Consistent with the objectives of the Pacific Island Framework for Action on Climate Change, Climate Variability and Sea Level Rise, the initiative aims to strengthen regional collaboration between relevant multilateral and regional technical agencies and other bilateral donors, and to enlist the support of key government, community and private stakeholders.

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