Environment Act 2015 ( 2015 )

The Environment Act 2015 repeals and replaces the Environment Act 2003 (amended in 2007). It sets the rules for all activities involving Niue's environment. Article 20 on air quality or atmosphere specifies that unless authorised, a person must not engage in an activity contravening with an environmental standard and that would harm the air or…read more

Agriculture Sector Plan 2015-2019 ( 2015 )

The Agriculture Sector Plan aims at improving food and nutritional security, develop sustainable food production and management systems, support sustainable economic growth and improve the balance of trade, strengthen natural resource management, and improve the capacity-building of stakeholders and agricultural staff. The document discusses climate change impacts and the solutions the country must implement to secure…read more

National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan 2015 ( 2015 )

The National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan 2015 extensively discusses potential ways to sustainably protect Niue's biodiversity forward. Key elements of the Plan include sustainable land use, particularly in the context of forestries, and mitigation and adaptation to climate change. Theme 7 focuses on the country's response to climate change in order to protect biodiversity.…read more

Strategic Energy Road Map 2015 – 2025 ( 2015 )

The Niue Strategic Energy Road Map 2015–2025 builds on the 2005 Niue National Energy Policy and Action Plan, and the Niue National Strategic Plan  2014–2019. The Government of Niue decided to develop the Roadmap to achieve sustainability and reliability of the energy sector. It pursues the following four goals: 1) access to modern energy services, 2) a…read more

Joint National Action Plan for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change ( 2012 / Adaptation Framework )

Niue's Joint National Action Plan for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change (JNAP) is an extensive document developed in partnership with Pacific regional organisations. JNAP provides a three year action plan to address existing gaps relating to vulnerability to climate change impacts and disasters. It is designed around five priority actions: 1) Strong and effective institutional…read more

National Climate Change Policy ( 2009 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

The National Climate Change Policy outlines Niue's objectives and strategies to tackle and adapt to climate change. It further details how Niue aims at engaging with the international community and development partners to help the country gain resilience. The Policy aims at raising awareness within the population, enhance data collection and use, develop adaptation and disaster…read more

National Strategic Plan 2009-2013 ( 2009 )

Niue's National Strategic Plan 2009-2013 is a broad document setting the government's policy priorities over the period 2009-2013. The Plan notably charges the government to 1) establish a coordinated disaster risk reduction and management approach to natural and non natural disasters, including climate change, 2) develop and implement a national programme of initiatives to address mitigation…read more

National Forest Policy ( 2000 )

The National Forest Policy aims at sustainably conserving and using Niue's forested areas. The Policy also addresses land degradation and sustainable land use. The government seeks to 1) promote the sustainable use of Niue’s indigenous forest and assisting communities to manage these as a renewable resource, 2) support customary conservation practices and community-based conservation areas,…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

Not Applicable

Economy Wide | Not Applicable | Target year: 2025 | Base year: N/A

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Coastal Zones

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Cross-Cutting Area

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

80% or higher share of renewable energy by 2025

Renewable Energy | Target year: 2025

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Environment

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Health

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Social Development

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Tourism

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Urban

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Waste

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Water

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.
To date, Niue does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 29 April, 2018