Kiribati

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Status on Key Actions


PoWPA Key Action Implementation Progress Global Average
1.1: To establish and strengthen national and regional systems of protected areas integrated into a global network as a contribution to globally agreed goals 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
1.2: To integrate protected areas into broader land- and seascapes and sectors so as to maintain ecological structure and function 2 - Activity fully underway 1
1.3: To establish and strengthen regional networks, transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) and collaboration between neighbouring protected areas across national boundaries 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
1.4: To substantially improve site-based protected area planning and management 4 - Activity completed 2
1.5: To prevent and mitigate the negative impacts of key threats to protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 2 - Activity fully underway 2
2.1: Progress in assessing protected area governance 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.1: To provide an enabling policy, institutional and socio-economic environment for protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.4: To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.5: To strengthen communication, education and public awareness 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
4.1: To develop and adopt minimum standards and best practices for national and regional protected area systems 2 - Activity fully underway 1
4.2: To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of protected areas management 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.3: To assess and monitor protected area status and trends 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
Progress in marine protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
3
steps
7
timeframe
2012 - 2020
cost
$243,000

Finalization of Draft Key Biodiveristy Areas and Ecological Gap Assessment
2012 $140,000
2012 $100,000 1.1) Surveys, consultations and data collection and analysis
2012 $15,000 1.2) Translation of Report into Kiribati language
2012 $20,000 1.3) National Validation Workshop
2012 - 2020 $5,000 1.4) Printing of Final Report
Endorsement of Draft Protected Areas and Protected Species Regulations
2012 $3,000
2011 $3,000 2.1) Drafting of Protected Areas and Protected Species Regulations
2012 2.2) Cabinet endorsement of Regulations
Implementation of conservation measures on sites identified in the Key Biodiversity Areas Report
2012 - 2020 $100,000
2012 - 2020 $100,000 3.1) Community Consultation and PA promotion

GEF Projects

Kiribati is a member of a constituency comprised of the following 17 countries : Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu
Name Focus Approved On Completed On Status Grant Cofinance
Support to GEF Eligible Parties (LDCs & SIDs) for the Revision of the NBSAPs and Development of Fifth National Report to the CBD - Phase II Biodiversity 2011-11-09 CEO Endorsed 6,118,200 USD 5,083,637 USD
PAS GEF Pacific Alliance for Sustainability Multi Focal Area 2008-04-24 Council Endorsed 375,000 USD 0 USD
PAS Pacific POPs Release Reduction Through Improved Management of Solid and Hazardous Wastes POPs 2010-03-17 PPG Approved 3,500,000 USD 3,530,000 USD
Pacific Islands Greenhouse Gas Abatement through Renewable Energy Project (PIGGAREP) Climate Change 2005-06-08 Under Implementation 5,225,000 USD 20,800,000 USD
Pacific Islands Oceanic Fisheries Management Project International Waters 2005-04-06 2011-03-31 Under Implementation 11,644,285 USD 79,091,933 USD
South Pacific Biodiversity Conservation Programme Biodiversity 1991-05-01 2001-12-31 Project Closure 10,000,000 USD 4,296,000 USD
Pacific Islands Climate Change Assistance Project (PICCAP) Climate Change 1995-10-01 IA Approved 2,440,000 USD 0
National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) Climate Change 2003-10-27 IA Approved 200,000 USD 0
Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Hazards Climate Change 2009-10-02 CEO Endorsed 3,000,000 USD 3,300,000 USD
Enabling Activities for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): National Implementation Plan for Kiribati POPs 2002-11-22 2005-12-31 Project Closure 399,000 USD 20,000 USD
Participation in the Clearing House Mechanism of the CBD Biodiversity 2000-05-02 CEO Approved 12,800 USD 0
PAS Energizing the Pacific Regional Project Climate Change 2009-11-12 Cancelled 3,600,000 USD 24,000,000 USD
Implementation of Global and Regional Oceanic Fisheries Conventions and Related Instruments in the Pacific Small Island Developing States (SIDS) International Waters 2012-06-07 Council Approved 10,200,000 USD 70,306,000 USD
Expedited Financing of Climate Change Enabling Activities (Phase II) - PICCAP Climate Change 2000-07-27 CEO Approved 1,000,000 USD 0 USD
PAS Prevention, Control and Management of Invasive Alien Species in the Pacific Islands Biodiversity 2009-01-27 CEO Endorsed 3,181,815 USD 4,430,000 USD
PAS Supporting the POPs Global Monitoring Plan in the Pacific Islands Region POPs 2008-03-04 Under Implementation 517,000 USD 534,000 USD
PAS Implementing Sustainable Integrated Water Resource and Wastewater Management in the Pacific Island Countries - under the GEF Pacific Alliance for Sustainability International Waters 2008-04-24 Under Implementation 9,748,136 USD 58,367,564 USD
Pacific Islands Renewable Energy Programme (PIREP) Climate Change 2002-02-01 2006-08-31 Project Closure 700,000 USD 111,000 USD
Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme (SAP) of the Pacific Small Island Developing States International Waters 1998-07-01 2005-01-01 Project Closure 12,290,000 USD 8,058,383 USD
Climate Change Training Phase II - Training Programme to Support the Implementation of the UNFCCC Climate Change 1995-05-01 IA Approved 2,700,000 USD 500,000 USD
Kiribati Adaptation Program - Pilot Implementation Phase (KAP-II) Climate Change 2005-11-10 2010-12-31 Project Closure 1,899,100 USD 4,800,000 USD
Grid Connected Solar PV Central Station Project Climate Change 2010-06-23 PIF Approved 1,000,000 USD 1,900,000 USD
National Capacity Self-Assessment for Global Environment Management (NCSA) Multi Focal Area 2005-06-30 IA Approved 225,000 USD 25,000 USD
Assessment of Capacity Building Needs and Country-specific Priorities in Biodiversity Including Clearing House Mechanism (add on) Biodiversity 2002-08-19 CEO Approved 198,000 USD 31,089 USD
National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan and Country Report to the COP Biodiversity 1998-03-19 IA Approved 198,790 USD 0

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