Planning and Aid Division

PAD is established to lead the implementation of the National Sustainable Development Strategy and manage international development assistance provided to Nauru. 

PAD’s activities align with Cross-Goal 1: Strengthen and develop the institutional capacity of the Nauru public service

PAD’s vision, mission and values mirror those of the Department of Finance: Effective and efficient allocation of resources for the development of Nauru.

PAD Core Mandates:

  • Oversight of the National Sustainable Development Strategy (NSDS) implementation through sectoral and agency plans
  • Support the formulation of sector strategies and AOPs
  • Primary coordinator of Official Development Assistance to Nauru
  • Custodian of development funds
  • Facilitate implementation of ODA-supported activities.

 

Development Priorities

The Nauru Sustainable Development Strategy (NSDS) outlines the strategic priorities of the Nauruan Government and people of Nauru.

The current document, the Nauru Sustainable Development Strategy 2019-2030, is managed by the Planning and Aid Division (PAD). PAD develops an annual report summarising progress against NSDS goals, and maintains the NSDS KPIs.

The NSDS contains 24 goals across 4 sectors:

  • Economic Sector
  • Social and Community Sector
  • Infrastructure Sector
  • Cross-Cutting Sectors


 Final NSDS 2019-2030

Implementing the NSDS

Every organisation should use the NSDS as their basis for strategic planning and budget development. Donors should also use the KPIs to ensure their support to Nauru meets Nauru’s strategic priorities.

NSDS KPIs

The NSDS Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) help monitor progress towards Nauru’s NSDS Goals.

There are 133 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) across the 24 NSDS goals.

The KPIs include annual targets and a 2030 target. The annual targets are updated each year.

Econ GoalNo. of KPISocial GoalNo. of KPIInfra GoalNo. of KPICross Cut GoalNo. of KPI 
161151719 
222621129 
33333533 
424541543 
54555553 
6463 – – – – 
7273 – – – – 
Total23 –4043 –27133

Final NSDS KPIs 2019-2030

Organisations with responsibility for an NSDS KPI must plan activities to meet the KPI targets, and seek funding for those activities.

The Government has seven long term goals for Nauru:

  • Stable, trustworthy, fiscally responsible government
  • Access to quality education, formal and non-formal
  • Improved health and well being
  • Provision of enhanced social, infrastructure and utilities services
  • Development of an economy based on multiple sources of revenue
  • Enhance resilience against the impacts of climate change that is inclusive of rehabilitating and restoring degraded lands
  • Development of domestic food production for food security

The Government presents an annual development budget.  Links to the most recent ones are below.

2021-22 Dev Fund Projections

2020-21 Dev Fund Projections

Ministerial Statement- Annual Development Report FY2019-2020 22 October 2020

The Government presents an annual development fund Annual Report.  Links to the most recent ones are below.

2020-21 Dev Fund Annual Report

In 2019, Nauru undertook a voluntary review of its implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

NAURU VNR REPORT FINAL