Santo Sunset Environment Network

The Santo Sunset Environment Network is a registered indigenous-led NGO that supports the two local level government Area Councils of North West and West Coast Santo, two of the most remote and climate-vulnerable parts of Vanuatu. Its core mission includes catalysing climate action and resilience.

SSEN supports and empowers individuals, villages and communities in improving environmental protection and conservation; and to influence the design and implementation of effective, inclusive, resilient and sustainable development strategies in keeping with traditional livelihoods.

Organisation Representative

Endorsers that Santo Sunset Environment Network partner with


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Aavishkaar Capital is the equity arm of The Aavishkaar Group which manages in excess of US$1 billion in AUM across equity and credit. The Group’s shareholders include TIAA-Nuveen, Shell Foundation, Triodos Bank and Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

As the United Nations lead agency on international development, UNDP works in 170 countries and territories to eradicate poverty and reduce inequality. UNDP help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities, and to build resilience to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. UNDP’s work is concentrated in three focus areas; sustainable development, democratic governance and peace building, and climate and disaster resilience. In Asia and the Pacific, covering 36 countries and territories, UNDP is a trusted adviser and a ‘development partner’ of choice for governments across the region in supporting the localization and achievement of SDGs.

On-going/Past projects

Climate Change & Sustainable Agriculture

By Santo Sunset Environment Network

Implementing Vanuatu’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) by risk-informing, enabling and empowering community leaders and local level government to better design, plan and implement climate smart agriculture in indigenous villages

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Gender