- Concepts and definitions: climate change and adaptation
- Integrating climate change adaptation and disaster risk management
Initial Meeting of the CCDA NDC Core Group led by the MRV and National Communication Division. NDC Partnership Focal Point Mr. Alfred Rungol who is the current Acting General Manager of the Division led the meeting with presentations from NDC Coordinator Ms. Debra Sungi and Assistant Coordinator Ms. Jacinta Kull on PNG's NDC Partnership Implementation Plan. Presentations covered Elements to be captured in the NDC ICTU and Accounting, Indicators and Tracking of Progress and a Way Forward for CCDA NDC Implementation for 2020 submission.
This year's United Nation's Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP)25 will be held in Santiago, Chile. The venue Ciudad Parque Bicentenario is a 250 hectares urban project area where the former Santiago International Airport used to be located. Its privileged location, connectivity and size make it a great place to host a world-class event such as the COP25, with an average daily attendance estimated at 25,000.
Climate change is the defining issue of our time and now is the defining moment to do something about it. There is still time to tackle climate change, but it will require an unprecedented effort from all sectors of society. To boost ambition and accelerate actions to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will host the 2019 Climate Action Summit on 23 September to meet the climate challenge.
The Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) is committed to supporting responsible and sustainable development as outlined in the PNG Strategy for Sustainable and Responsible Development (StaRS) and further elaborated through PNG’s Third Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP-3).
The training will be on the Basics of Climate Change Science and its Application and on tools and methods for climate change scenarios and projections. Below is an outline of the content of the training.
Basics of Climate Change Science and Application
Tools and methods for climate change scenarios and projections
CONCEPT AND OBJECTIVES
With the adoption of the Paris Agreement Work Programme at COP-24 in December 2018, the “rule-book” of the Paris Agreement has been agreed. The “rule-book” includes a set of decisions by the Conference of Parties serving as the Meeting of Parties of the Paris Agreement (CMA) providing further guidance relevant for the preparation and communication of NDCs.
GGGI will be conducting a two day regional consultation for Southern Region in Alotau from the 9th - 11th July, 2019.
The Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) hosted visiting International Experts from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in the country during a one week workshop at the Airways Hotel from the 25th to 29th March, 2019.
The course is facilitated by the University of the South Pacific and sponsored by the USAID Ready Project. The course is provided in blended mode with face to face contact with the trainer and online study. First five day face to face session is scheduled from 1-5 April and will start at 8.30am on Monday 1 April at the Crown Hotel, Waterfront, Konedobu, Port Moresby.
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.
Theme: Advancing multi-hazard early warning systems for emergency preparedness and DRM. This is intended to cover effective data collection and analysis for warnings, the communication and delivery of warning messages, and the localization of warnings based on lessons learned from the major natural disasters that have hit the economy including the Volcanic eruptions in Rabaul (1994), the Aitape tsunami (1998), Cyclone Guba (2007), the El Nino droughts of 1997-1998 and 2015-2016, and the disaster experiences in other economies.
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) have identified disaster management awareness as a priority area needed to help communities prepare for natural disasters. The senior level Emergency Preparedness Working Group (EPWG) of APEC will hold its 14th meeting on 17-18th September in Kokopo Papua New Guinea in which participating economies will present on ideas to effectively address the information gap and to find solutions to prepare communities on disaster management at the community level. The EPWG is required to report to the APEC Meeting in November in
1.Review of the Grievance Redress Mechanism Draft
2.Endorsement of the comments matrix on GRM
Senior Disaster Meeting Officials Forum
ICLIM team from Griffiths and Sprep visit Papua New Guinea