Socio-economic Baseline Studies in Palau including reports on Koror, Ngchesar, Ngiwal, Peleliu and Ngaraard States including the Ebiil Marine Protected Area (MPA).
This Palau Environmental Health Action Plan 2004-2007 (NEHAP) directs the provision of environmental health services in Palau through strategic approaches by various partnerships in the community in the following key areas:
▶Environmental Health Administration
▶Community Environmental Health Development
▶Vector Control & Health Quarantine
▶Health Education & Promotion
▶Environmental Health Information System
▶Human Resource Development
The Goals for the 2005 National Youth Policy are to 1) Empower youth to become productive and contributing members of the community and 2) to Create a System of Access for public services and national resources. The Policy was endorsed by Executive Order 223 (addendum).
The draft 2018 Palau Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Policy has the Vision of: Palau enriched by healthy
forests that sustain our culture and livelihoods, expand our economy and strengthen the resilience of our island ecosystems and communities.
The Mauritius Strategy for Implementation (MSI) was adopted during the second global conference on the sustainable development of the small island developing states (SIDs). It is broad‐based. Its 20 chapters address a wide range of issues that have unique ramifications in the context of small islands. Cross-cutting issues include planning for sustainability, climate change, sea level rise, energy, transportation, communications, and information. Environmental issues include biodiversity, water and land resources, and waste management.
This publication ‘Strategic Environmental Assessment – Guidelines for Pacific Island Countries and
Territories’ has been prepared to provide guidance on the application of SEA as a tool to support
environmental planning, policy and informed decision making. It provides background on the use and
benefits of SEA as well as providing tips and guiding steps on the process, including case studies, toolkits
and checklists for conducting an SEA in the Appendices.
These guidelines are intended to assist the national and local authorities such as Environment