Development co-operation policy: 

The following policy priorities encapsulate the main priorities in the MTDS:

  • Agriculture and Fisheries − Foster sustainable agricultural and fisheries income
  • opportunities.
  • Tourism − Position Palau as the island of choice for environmentally conscious
  • visitors and realize higher returns to the nation from tourism.
  • Infrastructure − Make critical investments in sanitation, water and power and
  • prioritize maintenance.
  • Foreign Involvement − Refine foreign investment and foreign worker policies to
  • generate maximum sustainable benefits for Palau.
  • Sustainable Government − Undertake reforms to ensure a cost conscious and
  • highly productive government.


Aid Information Management System (AIMS): 

  • NA


Development co-operation reports: 


Development cooperation mechanisms: 


Level and actors 

Objectives and related policies 

Global Island Partnership (GLISPA)

International Level

- Governments

-  Multi-stakeholders

Led by the Presidents of Palau and Seychelles, the Prime Minister of Grenada and the Premier of the British Virgin Islands, the Global Island Partnership promotes action to build resilient and sustainable island communities by inspiring leadership, catalyzing commitments and facilitating collaboration.

Forum Compact - A Pacific Regional Enabling Mechanism to Achieve Sustainable Development

International Level


  • Pacific Islands Forum members: Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu. 
  • Development Partners & Organisations