Preparing a nation for the impacts of climate change: implementing national plans and policies in the Cook Islands


This brochure details how the Cook Islands Government has reviewed its climate change and disaster risk activities and is implementing a coordinated and strategic approach to manage the risks from climate change, extreme weather events and natural disasters.This 6-page brochure is intended for decision-makers in the Cook Islands with an interest in policy, planning and climate change governance.

The Australian Government's Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP) helped to strengthen the institutional capacity of the Cook Islands to plan for the impacts of climate change and assisted 15 partner countries to assess their vulnerability to climate change and incorporate adaptive measures into planning and development.

File Type: PDF
File Size: 1.91 MB


Categorization



Metadata


Detailed Descriptions
Case Study, Brochure
https://www.pacificclimatechange.net/document/preparing-nation-impacts-climate-change-implementing-national-plans-and-policies-cook
160599 - Policy and Administration not elsewhere classified, 040104 - Climate Change Processes, 120599 - Urban and Regional Planning not elsewhere classified, 050203 - Environmental Education and Extension, 040604 - Natural Hazards
http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change/Adaptation/international-climate-change-Adaptation-initiative/pasap/cook-islands; http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change/adaptation/international-climate-change-adaptation-initiative/paccsap
Geographic and Temporal Extents
Start Start text End End text
Attributions and Constraints
Licensed under a Creative Commons Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ © Commonwealth of Australia, 2013.
Commonwealth
Collaborating Organisations: Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIICCSRTE), AusAID, University of New South Wales. Cook Islands Government Lead Researcher: Alison Binney, Econnect Communication Contributors: Robbie Mitchell, Econnect Communication
Australian Government (2013) Preparing a nation for the impacts of climate change. Brochure. Produced by the Australian Government's Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program.
internationaladaptation@environment.gov.au
2013/08