Nauru submitted it’s Updated NDC on 14-October 2021 to the UNFCCC pursuant to Article 4.2 of the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) is intended to cover the time period of 1 January 2021 through 31 December 2030 and replaces the initial NDC submitted by Nauru to the UNFCCC on 17 November 2015.
The overriding priority of the Government of Nauru is to eradicate poverty and to improve the safety, security, and quality of life of its citizens. To this end, Nauru’s climate action has been aligned with national efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and is fully integrated with our National Sustainable Development Strategy (NSDS). Therefore, this updated NDC has been similarly structured around the following seven national sustainable development priorities: