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Barbados Declaration - Voluntary Commitment by Tonga
Description/achievement of initiative

1. To reduce Tonga's greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy security through 50% renewable energy mix in the Energy Transformation sector by the end of the Tonga Energy Roadmap 2010-2020 [TERM] implementation period.

2. To improve efficiency of electricity supply and demand sides by 18% by the end of the TERM implementation period.

3. All Tongans shall access to clean, reliable and affordable energy services by the end of TERM implementation period.

4. Establish phased comprehensive set of action plans to put in place a long term institutional arrangement which provides strong leadership and coordination of energy sector activities.

Implementation methodologies

To be achieved with assistance from development partners.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Tonga, in partnership with the Governments of Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom, and UNDP
Progress reports
2020
Improve efficiency of electricity supply and demand sides by 18%
2020
All Tongans shall access to clean, reliable and affordable energy services
2020
Reduce Tonga's GHG and improve energy security through 50% renewable energy mix in the Energy Transformation sector
Other, please specify
In partnership with Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and UK, and UNDP

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2020
Partners
Tonga, 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