Institutional strengthening of Tuvalu's NDA and Preparation of Country Programme - The Tuvalu Readiness-1 project will highly support mechanisms on strengthening the NDA’s capacity and building on that capacity to deliver concise and effective measures in addressing climate finance, enhancing engagement with GCF, building on national stakeholders and private sectors, women and vulnerable groups communication whilst engaging them in decision making and voicing their opinions to build a reflective Country Programme and strategic framework.
TIVA Data Analyst: Faatupu Simeti Contact : email@example.com 00688 - 20517 Partnership House Department of Climate Change and Disaster Climate change has always been a threat to all countries in the world. Tuvalu a country that consists of nine small atolls with a population of approximately twelve thousand people is mostly affected by climate change. The Tuvalu Integrated Vulnerability Assessment (TIVA) is a collection of existing secondary data and also views from the people to help carry out a vulnerability assessment. Tuvalu has signed a memorandum of understanding between its Government and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) regarding support for the Tuvalu Integrated Vulnerability Assessment (TIVA) by the National Adaptation Plan Global Network (NAP GB). The collection of data from all the Islands of Tuvalu started in the beginning of this year 2018 and its still in the process of developing a TIVA Data base to improve IVA-data consistency, storage and presentation.
Tuvalu faces several development challenges as one of Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The National Strategy for Sustainable Development (2016-2020) (TK III) addresses these challenges and provides important guidelines on Tuvalu’s sustainable development.
This fraud policy is established to support increased awareness, understanding and transparency of the control environment to support the detection and prevention of fraud against the Government of Tuvalu. The Government of Tuvalu has a zero tolerance approach to fraud, and shall promote consistent behaviour by providing guidelines for staff, assigning responsibility for controls to positions and conducting investigations into alleged fraud. In relation to the commitment to prevent and discourage fraud the Secretary for Finance and Economic Development shall be responsible for the following items: a. Developing and maintaining effective controls to prevent fraud; b. Ensuring if fraud occurs a vigorous and prompt investigation takes place; c. Recording and reporting all cases of fraud to the Audit Committee, the Auditor-General and the Ombudsman; d. Taking appropriate disciplinary and legal action in all cases; e. Reviewing and updating the systems and procedures which did not prevent or detect a fraud from occurring, in order to prevent similar frauds from occurring in the future; and f. Investigating where fraud has occurred if there has been a failure in supervision, and taking appropriate disciplinary action where supervisory failures occurred.