Information
  • Partnership scope: Sub-regional
  • Date start: 1 Jan 2003
  • Date end: 1 Dec 2007
  • More information: http://www.sprep.org

Partnership implemented in
  • Australia
  • Fiji
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Samoa

Additional information
Pacific Umbrella Initiative: Sustainable Tourism Development for the Pacific

Partners

Governments:
Government of Australia - Government of Australia
Government of Japan - Government of Japan
Government of New Zealand - Government of New Zealand
Government Pacific Island Countries and Territories
Government Taiwan

Major Groups:
South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) (Fiji)
Greenpeace International (Netherlands)
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) (United States of America)
Tourism operators ()
Utilities and major industry stakeholders ()

UN System:
WTO (Spain)
World Tourism Org., WTO (Spain)
Economic & Social Comm. for Asia & Pacific (ESCAP) (Thailand)
UNDP (United States of America)
UNIFEM (United States of America)

Other intergovernmental organizations:
European Union (EU) (Belgium)
South Pacific Applied Geoscience Comm. (SOPAC) (Fiji)
South Pacific Regional Environment Programme SPREP (Samoa)
PROC ()

Other:
University of South Pacific (USP) (Fiji)

Partnership Overview | Objectives

* Address and achieve the priorities of sustainable Tourism development in the Pacific, including income generation and equitable distribution, poverty alleviation, environmental conservation, a means to address good governance and gender disparities
* Achieve sustainable tourism operations throughout the Pacific
* Maintain the pristine environment and cultural diversity which facilitates the promotion of PICs
* Mobilisation of resources to ensure sustainable tourism practices
* Improved waste management related to tourism activities

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