#SDGAction237
Barbados Declaration - Voluntary Commitment by Cook Islands
Description/achievement of initiative

50% of inhabited islands electricity needs to be provided by renewable energy in 2015 and 100% by 2020 through implementing the Cook Islands Renewable Energy Chart with key strategies that:
(1) Ensure the use of proven renewable electricity technology options
(2) Ensure the policy and regulatory environment is aligned with the 50% by 2015 and 100% by 2020 renewable energy goal
(3) Ensure ongoing education, awareness and advocacy for renewable energy and energy efficiency
(4) Strengthen the required capacity to implement the Cook Islands renewable energy targets

Implementation methodologies

To be achieved with assistance from development partners.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Cook Islands, in partnership with the Governments of Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom, and UNDP.
Progress reports
2015
50% renewable energy goal
2020
100% renewable energy goal
Other, please specify
In partnership with Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and UK, and UNDP.

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2020
Partners
Cook Islands, in partnership with the Governments of Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom, and UNDP.
Countries
Contact information
Permanent Mission of Nauru to the United Nations, Chair of AOSIS, nauru@un.int
United Nations