Republic of Palau Enabling Activity to Prepare its First National Communication and National Implementation Strategy in Response to its Obligations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Project Summary

The project enables the Republic of Palau to prepare its first national communication to the Conference of the Parties (CoP) of the UN Frameworks Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The components of the project consist of: (a) an inventory of greenhouse gases following the guidelines adopted by the CoP; (b) an assessment of potential impacts of climate change in the Republic of Palau; (c) an analysis of potential measures to abate the increase in greenhouse gas emissions in the Republic of Palau and to adapt to climate change; (d) preparation of a national action plan to address climate change and its adverse impacts; and (e) preparation of the first national communication of the Republic of Palau to the CoP. Beside the preparation of the national communication, the project is expected to enhance general awareness and knowledge on climate change related issues in the Republic of Palau, and to strengthen the dialogue, information exchange and cooperation among all the relevant stakeholders including governmental, non governmental, academic, and private sectors. Government of Palau's in-kind contribution of US$50,000.00.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
The office of Climate Change/Office of the Vice President
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
309,000 USD
Co-financing Total
50,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Total Cost 359,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Sep 2000
Project closed
03 Oct 2005