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 Marshall Islands (1246)

TitleDescriptionCategoryTypeProject Year
Pacific Islands Energy Policy and Strategic Action Planning (PIEPSAP) The provision of assistance with the development and review of National Energy Policies, and strategic action planning. Energy (E) Project 2005
Energy Audit of the SOPAC Secretariat To identify potential energy saving opportunities within the SOPAC Secretariat and to produce a report detailing the methodology used so that member countries can use it as a reference in their own energy conservation program. Energy (E) Activity/Task 2001
GIS/RS capacity building with UNC and USP The provision of technical assistance to increase National capacity in GIS/RS leading to improved management of the environment. Geographical Information Systems/Remote Sensing (GIS) Conference/Forum 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Miscellaneous Services Support to the Member Countries, Secretariat, staff & other agencies Editing, publishing, graphic designing, drafting, color & large-format photocopying, lamination, coordinating photographic film development, in-house production of reports, etc. were available at or was arranged by the Unit. Support services in pre-meeting arrangements by the Administration, and rapporteuring services for annual SOPAC meeting continued to be provided. Uncategorised (UC) Activity/Task 2000
Routine Corporate Publishing Publish Proceedings of annual meetings (council & technical meetings); Annual Report, SOPAC Projects, SOPAC Quarterly Gazette, various newsletters, and other corporate promotional material. Data Management (DM) Activity/Task 2002
Coordination of Law of the Sea Related Issues in the SOPAC Region Issue papers and briefs on SOPAC activities relating to marine scientific research cruise activities [past and proposed], UNICPOLOS initiatives, BPoA+10 initiatives; the CROP Marine Sector Working Group, and IOC and ISA activities - All PICs. CROP Implementation of the Pacific Islands Regional Ocean Policy, with Ocean Forum convened and "Pacific Islands Ocean Framework for Action" developed; Report on ongoing planning and advice provided to all PIC's. Maritime Boundaries (MB) Activity/Task 2005
Energy Resource Assessment (cont'd) Review of existing energy resource data and information, including the collection of new energy resource data, analysis and reporting. Energy (E) Assessment 2005
Assessment of Deepsea Minerals 1) Collect, collates, and interpret relevant data on deepsea mineral resources, and prepare promotional reports on deposits within Marshall Islands EEZ; 2) SOPAC could establish offshore or deep sea minerals database and bibliography 3) Prepare summary report on crust resources to educate, increase awareness of resources available, and give advice. Minerals (M) Activity/Task 1991
Training and Technical Assistance The identification and provision of training attachments for PIC Nationals and provision of technical assistance as required and requested. Energy (E) Activity/Task 2004
Regional Maritime Boundaries Project (EEZ) Full data set required for EEZ and other maritime zone delimitation (ECS) and shared boundary negotiation for Cook Islands, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Tokelau. The Pacific Islands Regional Maritime Information System (PIRMBIS) now contains the computed critical base-points and the extrapolated notional maritime boundaries for Tokelau, American Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, RMI, FSM, Palau, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Cook Islands, Niue and Nauru. Maritime Boundaries (MB) Activity/Task 2008