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 Vanuatu (1589)

TitleDescriptionCategoryTypeProject Year
Potential Area for Gloria Survey identified - western trench side of Vanuatu and Central Basin of Vanuatu Cruises (C) Survey 1987
AIT Database Information - ADB countries Consultancy service was provided to the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) for the preparation of energy data, indicators and statics reports for the following countries: Fiji, Tonga, Niue, Samoa, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea. A copy of the individual country statistics and general overview report was sent to member countries. Energy (E) Activity/Task 1999
Member Country Participation at the 2nd World Conference on Disaster Reduction The 2nd World Conference on Disaster Reduction is a milestone event designed to highlight issues of vulnerability in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The Pacific Islands were well represented and participated effectively the outcome of which a framework that captured the unique vulnerabilities of the Pacific Region. [see early entry on "Pacific Input to the Current Review of the Yokohama Strategy" ] Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Meeting 2004
Pacific Danish Environmental Education Programme (cont'd) Wind energy education programme established, curriculum developed, teaching modules prepared and available, and the 20kW demonstration wind turbine installed and commissioned. Energy (E) Programme 2005
Regional Disaster Risk Management Training Programme Benefiting Member Countries Regional and national training activities conducted through partnership with The Asia Foundation /Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (TAF/OFDA). Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Activity/Task 2005
Pacific Ocean and Islands Priorities and Issues advocated in global fora Advocacy and presentations of priorities and issues of SOPAC member countries to the following global forums: ISBA, UN-DOALOS, the UN Secretary Generals Report to the General Assembly on Oceans and Law of the Sea, and, IOC General Assembly and I-GOOS of UNESCO-IOC formally tabled. Coastal Processes (CP) Activity/Task 2007
Master Plan of Environmental Impact Study on Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Deposits Mining (continued) To develop a master plan for an environmental impact study on deep-sea hydrothermal deposits mining. Minerals (M) Activity/Task 2002
Offshore Geophysical Surveys Prior to the membership of Vanuatu of SOPAC, cruises by oil companies for petroleum potential were already ongoing in the Pacific Region. Two of such survey cruise was by oil companies and the third as part of the AUSTRADEC project by OSTROM. Eventually these cruises became SOPAC initiated cruises and the relevant country a member of the Commission. Cruises (C) Cruise 1972
18th Session of the Governing Council of SOPAC (than CCOP/SOPAC) and the 18th session of its Technical Advisory Group The 18th session was hosted by the Government of Australia and held in Canberra, Australia. Delegates from the following member countries attended: Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Guam, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Western Samoa. The Federated States of Micronesia also attended as observers. General (G) Meeting 1989
Regional Computerised Data Management Workshop The Regional Workshop in Computerized Data Management with an emphasis on Economic Evaluation and Analysis of Mineral Projects was held from Monday 31 May to Friday 11 June, 1993 in Suva, Fiji. The Workshop was designed to enhance the participants effective basic computing skills and understanding of economic evaluations and analysis of mineral projects. The principal aim of the course was to enable government decision makers, planners and analysts to understand and evaluate the economics of mineral projects. This was essential for effectively negotiating mining agreements between governments and private enterprises. Data Management (DM) Workshop 1993