MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE
The Vision of His Majesty's Government National Strategic Planning Framework and beyond is to achieve a high standard of living and quality of life for both men and women, and also sustainability of development, economically, environmentally, culturally and politically. The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change programmes and objectives, through its Corporate Plans, are managed and implemented to support the Government's National Priorities.The Ministry's core functions provides the fundamental basis for the achievement of high standard of living and quality of life for the people of Tonga at present and into the next generation, through sustaining the integrity of the ecosystems of Tonga to support life and livelihoods.
The Ministry of Environment & Climate Change (MECC) Corporate Plans reflects the commitment of the Ministry to good governance at the Ministerial level by improving the efficiency of administration, providing a better career path and opportunities for staff, better coordination of our services to the public and our advice to Government on environmental and climate change issues and statutes, regional and international obligations, and close collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve its mission.
MECC's mandate is to ensure the protection and proper management of the environment and the promotion of sustainable development.
The MECC operates four programmes:
MECC's Key Result Areas (KRAs) represent areas in which it plans and delivers concrete and tangible outputs. The KRAs emerge from MECC's mission and mandate to:
Ensure customer satisfaction;
KEY RESULT AREAS and OBJECTIVES
1. Ensure customer satisfaction
2. Financial Support
3. Provide for Learning & Growth
Human Resource Capacity Building
4. Streamline Internal Business
Streamlining the balance of project resources and performance
5. Environmental Governance
Mainstream environmental considerations, sustainable resource utilization and development practices
6. Climate Change Resilience
Promote and implement effective measures to adapt to climate change impacts
7. State of Environment
Identification and status of existing ecosystems
8. Multi-lateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs)
To provide procedural guidelines for adhering to obligations
To promote conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of natural resources
Hon. Siaosi 'Ofakivahafolau Sovaleni - Minister for Environment and Climate Change
MR. Paula Pouvalu Ma'u - CEO for Environment and Climate Change
Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment and Climate Change, Communication [MEIDECC]
P.O.BOX 1380 | Level 2, O.G Sanft Building | Nuku'alofa | TONGA.
Phone: +676 28 170 | Fax: +676 24 861
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