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 Cook Islands (1453)

TitleDescriptionCategoryTypeProject Year
Small Energy Projects Program, SEPP (continued) To provide a regional source of small, quick response, discretionary funds to assist the member countries in meeting the identified energy sector needs of the region, as they arise. This was an ongoing component of the Energy Unit programme where the aim is to complete existing projects and programmes and as relevant and appropriate establish new small energy projects and programmes that will be of benefit to the member countries and the energy units in the region. Member countries were encouraged to submit projects for consideration. Energy (E) Activity/Task 2002
Pacific Energy Newsletter (PEN) The publishing and distribution of PEN on a quarterly basis so as to provide improved access to current energy information. Energy (E) Bulletin/Newsletter 2004
Data Management To locate all data collected in the CCOP/SOPAC region, establish the type and quality of that data and its system of storage, classification, accessibility, processing facilities and to assist member countries with development of management systems for their data Data Management (DM) Activity/Task 1987
Pacific Energy and Gender (PEG) Network - Mainstreaming Gender mainstreamed within the energy sector. Energy (E) Network 2008, 2009
R/V Thomas Washington - Crossgrain Expedition R/V Thomas Washington cruises Crossgrain 1 and 2 consisted of two legs east of the Line Islands where parts of the seafloor were mapped with Seabeam and Crossgrain. Leg 3 studied polymetallic manganese nodules and investigated nodule variability and formation in the North Penrhyn Basin in Cook Islands and Kiribati waters. Minerals (M) Study 1987
Image Data Acquisition and Optional Enhancement / Analysis The establishment of a process where by resource managers and planners have ready access to appropriate, up-to-date and comprehensive data sets. Geographical Information Systems/Remote Sensing (GIS) Technical Assistance 2004
Regional Maritime Boundaries Project Full data set required for EEZ and other maritime zone delimitation and shared boundary negotiation for each PIC was proposed to be made available by the end of 2007. FFA provided with updated GIS layer once available.. Maritime Boundaries (MB) Project 2008
Regional coordination of disaster management SOPAC's DMU was established in 1999, and it was implementing the multi-donor-funded SPDRP2. SOPAC’s DMU is now established and it is implementing the multi-donor-funded SPDRP2. Those donors who had agreed to fund SPDRP also agreed that their funds will be channelled through UNDP on cost-sharing agreement during the transition phase. The transition was in progress and it will be completed during the year 2000. The DMU is also the South Pacific Office for the UNDP Disaster Management Programme (DMP-SPO). It was responsible for office administration cost and salary of some of the staff. It also houses the UNOCHA Disaster Response Adviser. To further promote and strengthen the co-ordination work of the DMU, an unsecured fund of US$20,000 was proposed for SOPAC management and DMU to use for advocacy and awareness missions and activities Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Project 1999
Supporting Exercise Management in the Pacific To assist small island countries in the Pacific to improve disaster response coordination, ADRA, World Vision and Act for Peace in collaboration with SOPAC, UNOCHA, UNICEF and the Fiji NDMO conducted an Inter Agency Disaster Simulation Exercise from July 20th to 30th, 2010. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Activity/Task 2010
Coordination Unit Pacific Partnership on Sustainable Water Management Facilitation of the Partnership through the Coordination Unit with specific tasks to produce quarterly newsletters, website, E-mail focal groups and an Interactive Water Action Database. Water and Sanitation (WS) Activity/Task 2006