Achievement at a glance
Sixth Meeting of the Pacific Energy Advisory Group (PEAG) was held on 16 -18 November 2015 at the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva, Fiji.
The meeting provided an update to the PEAG on the implementation of the decisions of the second Joint Regional Meeting of Energy and Transport Ministers held in April 2014. The partnership demonstrated an effective institutional arrangement as a platform where PSIDS and its developments partners, regional agencies and the private sector come together on an annual basis to share best practices, to foster joint activities and minimize costs and discuss measures to ensure consistency of effort and the avoidance of duplication.
Challenges faced in implementation
Seventh Meeting of the Pacific Energy Advisory Group (PEAG)
Council of regional Organisations in the Pacific (CROP), Energy Industry, Development Partners and PSIDS.
1) A workable institutional development for the promotion of sustainable energy for all in SIDS;
2) An effective coordination mechanism that ensures best use of donor resources; and
3) A mechanism for the sharing of best practices in the energy sector of SIDS
At least key national, regional and multilateral players in the energy sector of PSIDS get together annually to discuss matters that would benefit PSIDS energy sector development
At least USD 25,000 is saved annually because of joint activities identified through the PEAG and the avoidance of duplicative activities
At least one best practice is identified, disseminated and replicated through the various networks of the PEAG members