This Special Issue of the Journal of South Pacific Law aims to provide insight into the role of international law in addressing the short-term and long-term challenges posed by climate change to Pacific Island States and their populations. It focuses on the two international legal frameworks that were designed to protect the Earth’s climate system and the human person: international climate change law on the one hand, and international human rights law on the other.
The Papua New Guinea Government submits PNG’s first Biennial Update Report (BUR1) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The report follows the BUR guidelines for developing countries according to paragraphs 39 to 42 of Decision 2/CP.17 and its Annex III.
The Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on June 12, 1992.
This dataset holds all national communications submitted by FSM to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Report to the UNFCCC
National Communication reports represent the most standardized and comparable documents on the climate policies of different countries. This dataset hosts all national communications submissions by Nauru to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
The aim of the National Capacity Self Assessment is for countries that are Parties to the UNCBD, UNCCD and UNFCCC, to assess their own capacities and capacity development needs to address the requirements of the three convention.
Atmosphere and Climate Physical Climate Cook Islands consists of data on local knowledge on climate variability, energy in Cook Islands and Review of mainstreaming of climate change into national plans and policies in Cook Islands