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Barbados Declaration - Voluntary Commitment by Marshall Islands
Description/achievement of initiative

1. A 40% reduction in CO2 emissions below 2009 levels by 2020;

2. Electrification of 100% of urban households and 95% of rural outer atoll households by 2015;

3. The provision of 20% of energy through indigenous renewable resources by 2020;

4. Improved efficiency of energy use in 50% of households and businesses, and 75% of government buildings by 2020;

5. A 20% efficiency improvement in transportation sector fuel use by 2020;

6. Feasibility studies and internationally supported financing plans for innovative game-changing renewable energy and sustainable development opportunities undertaken by 2015.

Implementation methodologies

To be achieved with assistance from development partners.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Marshall Islands, in partnership with the Governments of Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom, and UNDP.
Updates to initiatives
2015
Electrification of 100% of urban households and 95% of rural outer atoll households
2020
20% efficiency improvement in transportation sector fuel use
2020
20% of energy through indigenous renewable resources
2020
40% reduction in CO2 emissions below 2009 levels
Other, please specify
To be achieved with assistance from development partners.

SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Action Network
Updates
#SDGAction243
Basic information
Time-frame: - 2020
Partners
Marshall 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