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.


Cook Islands, in partnership with the Governments of Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom, and UNDP.
Deliverable Date
50% renewable energy goal 2015
100% renewable energy goal 2020
Resources devoted to implementation
Type Details
Other, please specify In partnership with Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and UK, and UNDP.

Permanent Mission of Nauru to the United Nations, Chair of AOSIS,

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