SOPAC Compendium Project
SOPAC Compendium Project
Digital collection of the entire body of knowledge of CCOP/SOPAC from 1972 to 2010

Listing Projects - Country of Australia (181)

TitleDescriptionCategoryTypeProject Year
Joint CCOP/SOPAC-IOC Fourth International Workshop on Geology, Geophysics and Mineral Resources of the South Pacific This workshop was the fourth in a series of workshops aimed at reviewing and planning on a regular basis the basic geoscientific research being carried out in the region as it assists in the identification identification and assessment of mineral resources. The Workshop was held immediately prior to the 18th Annual Session of SOPAC, and replaced the 1989 STAR meeting. Purpose of the workshop: (1) summarise present knowledge and ongoing research projects on marine geosciences (2) identify major unsolved problems in the field of geology, geophysics and mineral resources (3) define new scientific and training programmes for execution in the region. Minerals (M) Workshop 1989
24th session of the SOPAC Governing Council and the 24th session of its Technical Advisory Group (TAG) The 24th session of SOPAC's Governing Council was hosted by the Government of Australia but held in Suva, Fiji and attended by the than members of SOPAC and its associate members who were at that time French Polynesia and New Caledonia. General (G) Meeting 1995
SOPAC workshop on coastal processes in islands nations of the south and central pacific The general objective of the Workshop is the formulation of a strategic plan for SOPAC activities in its Coastal Program through the next five years. Specific objectives: (1)To discuss national priorities in the Coastal Zone and define the way in which SOPAC's work program can assist (2) To enhance the ability of suitably qualified island nationals to critically review and make full utilisation of coastal processes data in development studies in island countries of the South and Central Pacific (3) To examine case studies to see the consequences of these projects on the ecology, economy and the physical resources available Coastal Processes (CP) Workshop 1992
Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management (PPDRM) The PPDRM was convened in Nadi, Fiji from 7 to 15 May 2009.The PPDRM comprised the following:(1) 15th Annual Regional Disaster Managers Meeting; (2)4th Annual meeting of the Pacific Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Partnership Network;and (3) 2nd Biennial meeting of Pacific CEOs for Finance/Planning and Disaster Management. The concept of the PPDRM was to enhance the implementation of the Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Management Framework for Action 2005 – 2015. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Meeting 2009
Workshop on Technologies to Augment Freshwater Resources in Small Island Countries As part of SOPAC's contract with UNEP to produce a Source Book on Technologies for Augmenting Freshwater Resources in Small Island Developing States, a Workshop on Technologies to Augment Freshwater Resources in Small Island Countries was held at the Secretariat on 6-8 February and was attended by 17 people from the Pacific, Indian Ocean and South East Asia regions. SOPAC countries represented included; Australia, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia and Kiribati. Water and Sanitation (WS) Workshop 1996
Energy resource assessment To monitor and assess the indigenous energy resource potential of the region and to determine the feasibility for extraction and utilization. Energy (E) Activity/Task 2001
DFID Water and Sanitation Specialist To provide SOPAC with expertise to promote improved management of scarce water resources in the Pacific Island Countries. To increase sustainable access to water resources and the environmental sanitation. To assist SOPAC member countries improve the management of their water resources and the development of adequate sustainable safe water and sanitation facilities for all. Water and Sanitation (WS) Activity/Task 2001
Master Plan of Environmental Impact Study on Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Deposits Mining To develop a master plan for an environmental impact study on deep-sea hydrothermal deposits mining. Minerals (M) Activity/Task 2001
CSD 14 & 15- Energy for sustainable development, industrial development, air pollution/ atmosphere and climate change (1) Provide a coordination role for the preparation of a regional position paper that will contribute towards a regional submission to the CSD Secretariat. (2) Provide support to the New York based PIC missions at the CSD14 & 15. (3) Provide support as required to National initiatives in regard to the CSD processes Energy (E) Policy and Governance 2006
Water Education and Awareness for Schools To create awareness of vulnerable water resources in the Pacific through the use of simple user-friendly publication material. Water and Sanitation (WS) Activity/Task 2001, 2002