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Country Statement to COP27
Environment Conservation and Climate Change Minister Hon. Simo Kilepa MP (middle) CCDA Acting MD Mr. William Lakain (l) and CEPA Acting MD Mr. Gunther Joku (r)
Signing of MOU with Singapore on Carbon Market
Minister for Environment Conservation and Climate Change Hon. Simo Kilepa MP and Singapore's ...
Signing of MOU with Japan on Carbon Market
Environment Conservation and Climate Change Minister Hon. Simo Kilepa MP & Japan
Mangrove Planting
Mangrove Forest are an ecosystem for the birds and fish along the coastlines. It's also a buffer zone for constant wave action during king tides or coastal inundation
Blue Carbon Training
CCDA officers undergoing Blue Carbon Training together with other stakeholders
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CCDA Acting Managing Director
Mr. William Lakain

MOU signing with Singapore
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MOU signing with Singapore

Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Singapore at the margins of the United Nations 27th Climate Conference (COP 27) in Egypt’s…
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Minister holds bilateral talks with GCF head
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Minister holds bilateral talks with GCF head

During a bilateral meeting at COP 27, Minister for Environment, Conservation and Climate Change, Honorable Simo Kilepa met with Executive…
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PNG and Japan sign Memorandum of Cooperation on Joint Crediting Mechanism to reduce Carbon Emissions
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PNG and Japan sign Memorandum of Cooperation on Joint Crediting Mechanism to reduce Carbon Emissions

Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Japan today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on a Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) at the…
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CFRN Chair’s Closing Statement
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CFRN Chair’s Closing Statement

As COP 27 winds up, Papua New Guinea delivered its closing statement on behalf of the Coalition of Rainforest Nations…
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NAP Launching

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Office close-up

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The National REDD+ Strategy (NRS) recogonises that REDD+ (reducing emission from deforestation and forest degradation) is not an activity or a project in itself but a goal to be achieved as part of PNG’s approach to sustainable and responsible development. 

Papua New Guinea National Adaptation Plan

Climate change continues to negatively impact Papua New Guinea (PNG). This affects PNG’s growth trajectory and the socio-economic opportunities people may otherwise enjoy. Building resilience to climate change has featured in national dialogue and political commitments for over a decade. Recognized as an acute challenge for PNG, Government and partners have committed to mainstream climate action in their planning and delivery. Major policy initiatives such as Vision 2050 and the national Strategy for Responsible Sustainable Development have broadened efforts to include better natural resource management, conservation and sustainable growth. However, limited access to the country’s rural areas, its limited economic base, exposure to external shocks and limited capacity across Government remain challenges.

The National Adaptation Plan will support and address the Government’s climate change adaptation through: 

  • Strengthen institutional and technical capacities for iterative development of a National Adaptation Plan (NAP);
  • Effective integration of the national climate change agenda into national and sub-national planning and budgeting processes;
  • Design and sequence activities to promote effective use of Green Climate Facility (GCF) financing by enhancing synergies with existing initiatives and programmes in PNG, while avoiding duplication of efforts

Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Targets by 2030

nationally determined contribution (NDC) or intended nationally determined contribution (INDC) is a non-binding national plan highlighting climate change mitigation, including climate-related targets for greenhouse gas emission reductions. These plans also include policies and measures governments aim to implement in response to climate change and as a contribution to achieve the global targets set out in the Paris Agreement. NDCs are the first greenhouse gas targets under the UNFCCC that apply equally to both developed and developing countries.