Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

* Address and achieve the priorities of sustainable Tourism development in the Pacific, including income generation and equitable distribution, poverty alleviation, environmental conservation, a means to address good governance and gender disparities
* Achieve sustainable tourism operations throughout the Pacific
* Maintain the pristine environment and cultural diversity which facilitates the promotion of PICs
* Mobilisation of resources to ensure sustainable tourism practices
* Improved waste management related to tourism activities

Implementation methodologies

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Government of Australia - Government of Australia
Government of Japan - Government of Japan
Government of New Zealand - Government of New Zealand
Government Pacific Island Countries and Territories
Government Taiwan

Major Groups:
South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) (Fiji)
Greenpeace International (Netherlands)
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) (United States of America)
Tourism operators ()
Utilities and major industry stakeholders ()

UN System:
WTO (Spain)
World Tourism Org., WTO (Spain)
Economic & Social Comm. for Asia & Pacific (ESCAP) (Thailand)
UNDP (United States of America)
UNIFEM (United States of America)

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

University of South Pacific (USP) (Fiji)

Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Date of completion: 2007-12-01
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