Pacific Nature Conservation Roundtable
Description/achievement of initiative

Our mandate: To increase effective conservation action in the Pacific islands by: Fostering greater coordination and collaboration among national, regional and international organizations; Identifying critical gaps in the Action Strategy and developing new conservation activities in the region;Communicating and linking with countries through NBSAPs or alternative processes to promote implementation and monitoring of the Action Strategy;Strengthening linkages with CROP agencies to promote multi-sectoral mainstreaming at the regional level;Strengthening linkages withRegional and national NGOs for more effective coordination; Countries through NBSAPs or alternative processes to promote the Action Strategy.

Implementation methodologies

Endorsed by SPREP’s members, the Action Strategy highlights the priority concerns for conservation in the Pacific region, and outlines a roadmap for achieving the key goals.The Action Strategy is reviewed every five years at the regional nature conservation conference series with regional, national and local stakeholders. The current Action Strategy represents the the emphasis on nature conservation and sustainable development which was identified as a priority by Pacific Island leaders in 2007 at the 8th Conference of the Pacific Islands Roundtable on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas held in October 2007.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


PICTs, CROP, UN Agencies, NGOs, Academia, Private Sector
Progress reports
Goal 11
Goal 12
Goal 14
Goal 15

Basic information
Time-frame: 2013 - Ongoing
PICTs, CROP, UN Agencies, NGOs, Academia, Private Sector
Contact information
Etika Rupeni, Roundtable Coordinator, etika.rupeni@iucn.org
United Nations