The Government of Papua New Guinea (Go PNG) through the Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) with support from the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), is conducting a Media Training on Reporting Forest and Carbon Emissions in Papua New Guinea. The Media Training will be held in Kimbe, West New Britain Province from the 8-12 April 2019.

The aim of the Media Training is to support Papua New Guinea’s REDD+ Objectives under UNFCCC,by enhancing knowledge, understanding and communications with all relevant stakeholders on REDD+ and enhance capacity to implement REDD+.

Training Objectives

  • Training of REDD+ journalists strengthens the scope of communication that will efficiently enable transfer of information, knowledge and reporting tools to benefit all levels of governance and decision makers in PNG.

  • It helps enhance journalistic skills.

  • It helps build the capacity of climate journalists and communicators for effective communication of usually jargon-laden and highly technical REDD+ information to relevant REDD+ stakeholders and the general public.

  • The field visits provide and train journalists by helping them to understand the national REDD+ context and better improve on reporting especially on the forestry issues in PNG.

Venue: 
Kimbe West New Britain Province

Event Details

Start / End Date: 
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 08:00 to Friday, April 12, 2019 - 16:15