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 Palau (681)

TitleDescriptionCategoryTypeProject Year
Provide technical support to the regional early warning/tsunami risk assessment capacity building project funded by AusAID SOPAC technical support provided in support of member countries. SOPAC support provided to complete capacity assessments. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Assessment 2008, 2009
Regional Water Safety Programme Promotion of Water Safety Plan concept by water suppliers and regulators AusAID provided funding from 2006 to 2009 to implement drinking water safety planning through pilots in four selected Pacific island countries (Cook Islands, Palau, Tonga and Vanuatu) and support to additional interested countries (Niue, Samoa, Marshall Islands and Fiji). The Pacific DWSP programme was delivered in partnership with the WHO and the New Zealand Ministry of Health. Water and Sanitation (WS) Programme 2005
World Water Forum Preparation for the 4th World Water Forum (4WWF) through review of implementation of the relevant 3WWF outcomes (Pacific Portfolio of Water Actions and Pacific Regional Action Plan on Sustainable Water Management), sub-regional consultation associated with SOPAC STAR session Water Working Group and position paper submitted to the Japan Water Forum. Water and Sanitation (WS) Activity/Task 2005
Institutionalise Professional Development Courses Accredited courses offered at recognized institutions. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Training 2003
Rural Electrification Policy To assist member countries in preparing and establishing rural electrification policy statements and guidelines, that will help in guiding government’s in the planning and management of their energy sectors. Various assessments of the national energy sectors within member countries has identified the absence of rural electrification policy statements and guidelines, and that this is one of the major constraints to the effective planning and management of their rural energy sectors. This project was initiated in 1994/95 following the earlier initiative in 1993/94 to develop national energy policy statements. Previous activities on rural electrification have been incorporated under “National Energy Policy” but it is considered relevant to identify activities associated with rural electrification policy separately. Energy (E) Policy and Governance 2001
SOPAC Water Sector Strategy Improvement in the areas of water resources assessment and management; water supply and wastewater management; and water governance and awareness for Pacific Island Countries. Water and Sanitation (WS) Policy and Governance 2010
Pacific Islands Regional Ocean Information System Project Design Document for a Pacific Islands Regional Ocean Information System, to enable easy access to ocean observations data and, relevant products and services for end-users in the Pacific Islands Coastal Processes (CP) Activity/Task 2007
Regional vulnerability assessment guideline developed for member countries Vulnerability assessment guideline developed, distributed and promoted for application in all member countries Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Activity/Task 2005
Regional Water Safety Planning Programme Promotion of Water Safety Plan concept by water suppliers and regulators. Water and Sanitation (WS) Activity/Task 2009
5th session of SOPAC (than CCOP/SOPAC) and the fifth session of its Technical Advisory Group (TAG) The session was attended by representatives of SOPAC member countries with the exception of Papua New Guinea and Gilbert Islands (now Kiribati). In addition, observers were sent to the meeting by the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (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). Nauru however was unable to send an observer to the meeting. The 5th Session of CCOP/SOPAC was held at Rarotonga, Cook Islands from 2 to 8 November 1976 and the 5th Session of its TAG from 2 to 6 November 1976. General (G) Meeting 1976