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Detail of GEF Project #1765

GEF Project ID1765
UNDP PMIS ID2572
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameNational Capacity Self-Assessment (NCSA) for Global Environmental Management
CountryNiue
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaMulti Focal Area
Operational ProgramEA
PDF-A Approval Date2002-09-23
Approval Date2004-06-16
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-11-24
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyDepartment of Community Affairs
DescriptionThe primary objective of the Niue NCSA is to “identify and determine the nature of critical capacity constraints and priority capacity needs faced by Niue as they relate to the global environment”. The above objective will be achieved through a series of internal self-assessments to be carried out by various stakeholders to evaluate their capacity at systemic, institutional and individual levels to implement Niue’s obligations under the CBD, UNFCCC and UNCCD. The assessment will also pay close attention to crosscutting issues for the 3 Rio Conventions to promote synergy wherever possible. The NCSA process will then result in a national strategy and action plan to address those constraints. The aim is to ensure that domestic and externally-assisted action to meet Niue’s needs and priorities for capacity building are well-coordinated and implemented in an effective and efficient manner.
Implementation StatusThe NCSA project has produced its first draft of the stocktaking report which was prepared by a Samoan based consultancy firm, Pacific Environment Consultancy Limited. The report is currently being reviewed and is expected to be finalized this month.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
200,000 USD
GEF Grant
225,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
20,000 USD
Project Cost
245,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
33,750 USD
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