The overall goal of the project is to increase the protection of Pacific Islanders who are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change displacement. The project purpose (specific goal) is to improve the capacity of PIC’s to better plan and manage the impacts of climate change on migration.
Implementing Partners: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Donor: European Union
Project period: June 2013 – June 2016
Project country/countries: Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Republic of Marshall Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. Target countries are Kiribati, Tuvalu and Nauru.
Main expected results/outputs of project:
- Increased awareness of the impacts of climate change on migration
- Increased capacity within Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu to plan and implement national policies on migration
- Strengthened regional knowledge and policy dialogue on the impacts of climate change on migration, including labour migration
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Private Mailbag, Suva, Fiji