Department of Climate Change

Welcome to the Department of Climate Change! 

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The Department of Climate Change (DoCC) is a mandated Vanuatu
government department under the Climate Change Act tasked
with the coordination and implementation of Adaptation, Disaster
Risk Reduction and Mitigation to climate change impacts throughout
the country.

As the Vanuatu Government’s focal point for achieving resilient
development across all levels and sectors, the focus of the new
Department of Climate Change is intended to:
• Lead innovation and change in CC initiatives across the Pacific;
• Support the National Advisory Board on CCDRR
• Improve sustainability by securing highly trained technical
contracted staff in permanent GoV positions;
• Maintain momentum & delivery of current projects;
• Progress current & new initiatives in Climate Change and Disaster
Risk Reduction
• Progress compliance to International Conventions to which Vanuatu
is a signatory
• Mainstream Climate Change across the Vanuatu Government as per
National Sustainable Development Plan (NSDP)
• Operationalize the CCDRR Policy
• Coordinate and monitor CC & DRM projects
• Secure further CC & DRR projects and funding

Contact: 

Mike Sam Waiwai
Director
Department of Climate Change

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