Papua New Guinea (PNG), is one of the Official Participant in this year’s WORLD EXPO 2020 held in the host city, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from October 1, 2021 to 31st March 2022. The Exposition’s theme is Connecting Minds, Creating the Future. It is organized into three thematic areas, Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability. PNG will participate under the sustainability thematic area.
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).
1.Review of the Grievance Redress Mechanism Draft
2.Endorsement of the comments matrix on GRM
Senior Disaster Meeting Officials Forum