Tuvalu

Location

Funafuti
Tuvalu
8° 31' 0.012" S, 179° 13' 1.2" E

Capital Based Focal Point:

Ministry of Natural Resources
Energy and Environment
Tel. (+688) 20827
Fax. (+688) 20826

Capital City: 
Funafuti (Fongafale)
Languages: 
Tuvaluan, English
Category: Land
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Agricultural land (1000 Ha) 2 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.8 FAO
Forest area (sq km) 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 World Bank
Forest area (% of land area) 33.33 33.33 33.33 33.33 33.33 33.33 33.33 33.33 World Bank
Category: Demographics
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Country population 10,441 World Bank
Population annual growth World Bank
Maternal mortality ratio (modeled estimate, per 100,000 live births) World Bank
Category: Social
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Seats held by women in national parliament, percentage UN Stats (MDGs indicators)
Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) World Bank
Category: Indices
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
HDI - Human Development Index UNDP International Human Development Indicators - Calculated based on data from UNDESA (2009d), Barro and Lee (2010), UNESCO Institute for Statistics (2010b), World Bank (2010b) and IMF(2010a).
Category: Economy
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
GNI per capita, PPP (current international $) World Bank
Category: Energy
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Electric power consumption (kWh) World Bank
Combustible renewables and waste (metric tons of oil equivalent) World Bank
Fossil fuel energy consumption (% of total) World Bank
Category: Freshwater
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Improved water source (% of population with access) 94 96 97 World Bank
Category: Biodiversity
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 UN Stats (MDGs indicators)

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Country Strategies: 
Title Programme Name Programme Description Year
Energy Strategy - Tuvalu Pacific Regional Energy Assessment 2004: Tuvalu 2004
UNFCCC Nat Comm - Tuvalu Initial national communication under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Strategy Description 1999
NAPA - Tuvalu Tuvalu’s National Adaptation Programme of Action Strategy Description 2007
NBSAP - Tuvalu Tuvalu National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan: Fourth National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity Strategy Description 2009
NSDS - Tuvalu National Strategy for Sustainable Development 2005-2015 Strategy Description 2005
Bill | 15 Jul 2013
12 July 2013: The Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) adopted the Nadi Draft Outcome Document, which will represent the Pacific region's contribution to the Inter-regional Preparatory Meeting for the 2014 Conference. The meeting, held in Nadi, Fiji, from 10-12 July 2013, was the second of three regional meetings in preparation for the Conference, which will take place in Apia, Samoa, in September 2014....
Bill | 27 Aug 2012
PREPARED BY OHRLLS   SUMMARY The 2012 Third World Summit on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), saw 36 representatives and heads of state from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) take to the floor during the Plenary Session to deliver statements on a range of issues of importance and relevance to them. Of the 36 SIDS representatives, 10 were Heads of State while 10 were Heads of Government making up 26% of the 77 Heads of State and Heads of Government who addressed the Plenary...
22 May 2013 | SIDS Policy and Practice
17 May 2013: The UN has released an advance version of the Secretary-General’s report on the Implementation of the Programme of Action (IoPA) for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) for the Decade 2011-2020. The report finds moderate progress towards achieving the goals and targets of the IoPA, and underscored the need to give priority to LDCs in the post-2015 development agenda. According to the Secretary-General’s report, the highest proportion of undernourished individuals were...
External Resources: 

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National focal point for sustainable development: 
Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning
Tel. (+688)20202, Fax. (+688) 20210,
Email: secfin@tuvalu.tv