The Griffith Climate Change Response Program works in collaboration with a number of international partners:
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
In 2014, Griffith University signed a MoU with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) opening the door to innovative projects and research in climate change information management.
- News item - MoU with SPREP
- SPREP website
- News item - 26th Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) meeting: Access to good climate change data and information
- Pacific iCLIM project
Melanesian Spearhead Group
Griffith University and the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat are breaking new ground with the signing of an MoU on 30 January 2014 to consolidate a framework for long-term collaboration and partnership between the organisations around climate change. The purpose of the MoU is to provide clear direction to the agreed activities and to strengthen regional collaboration, including the importance of fostering partnerships between Griffith University and the MSG Secretariat. Professor Brendan Mackey, Director, Griffith Climate Change Response Program, has initiated this collaboration as part of the program’s strategic engagement in Asia-Pacific.
- News item - MoU with MSG
- News item - 5th MSG Environment and Climate Change Technical Advisory Committee Meeting held
- MSG website
International Union for Conservation of Nature, Pacific Regional Office
In 2013, Griffith University and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN, Pacific Regional Office) signed a MoU to promote strategic partnerships in the region. The MoU will provide a solid platform for ongoing collaborative research projects, capacity building, and increase Griffith’s profile in the region as a desirable destination for post-graduate studies. Professor Brendan Mackey, Director, Griffith Climate Change Response Program, has initiated this collaboration as part of the program’s strategic engagement in Asia-Pacific.
Administrative Centre for China's Agenda 21
The Griffith Climate Change Response Program has been working with the Administrative Centre for China’s Agenda 21 (ACCA21) since 2012 when a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote research collaboration, researcher exchange, and knowledge sharing, was signed between Griffith University and China’s Ministry of Science and Technology, ACCA21. The mission of ACCA21 is to promote the implementation of China’s Agenda 21 and sustainable development in China and, among other things, to develop a network of institutions and experts at home and abroad in the field of sustainable development strategy, science and technology policy, climate change and global environment.