1 Dec 2018

Niue is a small, remote, upraised island with limited reef development and no lagoon system. The eastern and southern coasts are exposed to swells driven by southeasterly trade winds, resulting in limited reef extension along these coasts. There is a marginally greater extension of reef...

Working paper

Working Paper No. 8
1 Aug 2018

The concept of Temporary Special Measures (TSM) was introduced in the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women came into force in 1979. Besides Samoa the rest of the Pacific countries have been slow to adopt TSM, which may...


30 Jun 2017

Third in a series of papers on the role of Sovereign Funds (SFs) in the Pacific Islands, this report suggests a 'reference portfolio' approach as a benchmark governance choice for Pacific Island funds


30 Jun 2017

This report summarises the research that has been undertaken on Sovereign Funds in the Pacific and draws out key findings, lessons and opportunities for funds to move closer to “best practice”.


9 Nov 2016

Sovereign Funds (SFs) are often the largest single asset owner and investor in the Pacific Islands, and the income stream from these funds can also be a large part of fiscal revenues.


8 Jun 2016

The Pacific is home to some of the countries most at risk from the effects of climate change. It is now also home to countries that are leading the world in reducing their fossil fuel consumption and shifting to renewable sources of electricity generation.


1 Dec 2015

he evaluation assessed the quality of New Zealand’s aid delivery in Niue, the results of its programme of assistance, and suggested ways New Zealand could better meet its obligations to Niue.


18 Jul 2013

Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) tourism is a segment of tourism that suffers from neglect, an absence of true recognition and a lack of appreciation.

In order to find out the validity of these concepts in regards to the situation of Niue, a case...


6 Mar 2013

Sustainable development that reduces poverty and inequalities in the Pacific is realistic and achievable, but a continuing challenge is ensuring that development strategies are inclusive of those most in need.


15 Mar 2010

This is a report of an evaluation of the Arrangement from inception to August 2009. All activities associated with the implementation of the Arrangement were evaluated, including recommendations 4 - 21 and 28 - 38 of the Health Report prepared by the New Zealand Ministry...



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