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

Listing Projects - Country of New Zealand (213)

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TitleDescriptionCategoryTypeProject Year
25th Session of SOPAC's Governing Council and the 25th session of its Technical Advisory Group (TAG) The 25th session of SOPAC's Governing Council was held in Rarotonga, Cook Islands and hosted by the Government of the Cook Islands. It was attended by members of SOPAC as well as its associate members, New Caledonia and French Polynesia. Apologies were received from Guam and Solomon Islands. General (G) Meeting 1996
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
Co-ordination of the Pacific Exploration Technology 98 (PET) Conference During the 1997 Annual Session, the Vanuatu delegation requested a conference to raise the profile of mineral exploration potential in the Pacific to attract possible explorers to the region. In response to this, SOPAC ran a three day international conference on Pacific Exploration Technology 98 from 23rd to 25th September 1998. The conference seeks to bring to international attention the importance of the Pacific for mining exploration, existing new developments taking place and new challenges that face the region. Field trips were also organized to the Tuvatu gold prospect on Tuesday 22nd and to Emperor Gold Mine on Saturday 26th September. Minerals (M) Conference/Forum 1998
19th Session of the Governing Council of SOPAC (than CCOP/SOPAC) and the 19th Session of its Technical Advisory Group (TAG) The 19th Session was hosted by Kiribati in Tarawa and attended by Member countries which were Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Kiribati, Marshall Islands, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu, Republic of Vanuatu, and Western Samoa. A representative of the Marshall Islands attended the metting as an observer. General (G) Meeting 1990
Complete Environmental Vulnerability Project Phase III Demonstrate the application EVI using existing data. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Activity/Task 2003
12th Session of the Governing Council of SOPAC (than CCOP/SOPAC) and the Twelfth Session of its Technical Advisory Group (TAG) The 12th Session of the Governing Council of SOPAC and its Technical Advisory Group (TAG) was held in Nukualofa and hosted by the Government of Tonga. It was attended by members of the Commission as well as representatives from Samoa. Guam was not represented at the 12th Annual Sessions in Tonga. General (G) Meeting 1983
20th Session of the Governing Council of CCOP/SOPAC and the 20th Session of its Technical Advisory Group (TAG) The 20th session was hosted by Vanuatu in Port Villa and attended by Member countries; Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Kiribati, Marshall Islands, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Guam, Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu, Republic of Vanuatu, and Western Samoa. Marshall Islands were noted to be members of the CCOP/SOPAC at the time of the Annual Session and representation was by Mack Kaminaga, Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Continue discussion on New Caledonia's application for Associate Membership at last year's Annual Session. General (G) Meeting 1991
2nd Meeting of the United Nations Open-Ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea The United Nations Open-ended Information Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea [UNICPOLOS] was established by the General Assembly in its resolution 54/33, to facilitate the annual review by the Assembly of developments in ocean affairs. SOPAC’s Director [Alfred Simpson] and Marine Affairs Adviser [Cristelle Pratt] represented the Pacific Island Forum at UNICPOLOS II, providing technical support and advice to the ten Pacific countries, who have Permanent Missions at the United Nations. At the 11th Meeting of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea convened in New York from 13 to 17 May 2001, with Respect to Article 4 of Annex II to UNCLOS, a position paper on the timeframe for submissions to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf was tabled. The paper was prepared for Permanent Pacific Missions to the United Nations, being Australia, Fiji, Marshall Islands, FSM, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu, by SOPAC, FFA and PIF. General (G) Meeting 2001
Comparison of petroleum laws and regulations for hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation (hydrocarbon terms) in CCOP/SOPAC Member Countries, July 1988 Ministry requested SOPAC to examine the hydrocarbon law, proposed hydrocarboon regulations, and model petroleum agreement which had been drafted by UNCTC (United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations). A confidential report relating to specific comments was sent to Honiara in February 1988. Minerals & Hydrocarbon (MHC) Technical Review 1988
4th Session of CCOP/SOPAC and its Technical Advisory Group (TAG) The session was attended by representatives of SOPAC Member countries than with the exception of Papua New Guinea who was unable to send a representative to the session. The governments of Nauru and Trust Territory (now known as the independent countries of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas and the Republic of Palau) of the Pacific Islands each sent an observer to be part of the 4th Session. The Gilbert (Kiribati) and Ellice Islands (Tuvalu) were also officially welcomed as members of the CCOP/SOPAC. General (G) Meeting 1975
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