National Communication

Overview: 

The MRV and National Communication Division is responsible for implementing activities to ensure the development of National Communications Report to the UNFCCC and the establishment of a National GHG Inventory as part of the National MRV system. This program will be run in close collaboration with the GEF’s National Communications Project.

Objectives: 

The objective is to communicate PNG’s official information on climate change, including PNG’s greenhouse gas emissions as required by the appropriate international treaties.
 

Activities: 
  1. GHG Inventory
    • Development of Biennial Update Report1 GHG Inventory for National Communication3(NC3)
    • Development of National GHG Inventory System

  2. Vulnerability assessment and adaptation
    • Development of NC3 Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment

  3. Mitigation analysis
    • Develop NC3 Mitigation Analysis

  4. Development of Data Collection & Archiving System for National Communications components
    • Develop NC3 Mitigation Analysis

  5. Training and Capacity Building for National Communication Preparation
    • Develop NC3 Mitigation Analysis

  6. National Consultation: The objective is to inform the people of PNG about the impact and opportunities arising from climate change and to consult on key policy issues. The National Communication branch is also responsible for implementing activities to ensure provincial and stakeholder consultations are undertaken. This program will inform communities in the provinces about climate change. It will also ensure pilot projects and programs are developed in close cooperation with provincial administrations and their communities.

 

Activity 1:

  • Provincial Consultations
  • Establish Climate Change Committee in 19 Provinces
  • Capacity Building for Provincial climate change officials
  • Set up and establish PCC Offices within the Provincial Government structures
  • Feedback on organised Workshops

Activity 2:   Stakeholder Consultations

  • Non-Government Organization (NGO)
  • Youth
  • Women's Group
  • Private Sector
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
  • Program collaboration
  • Church Groups

Activity 3:   Awareness and Communication material

  • Competitions (quiz, essays, debate))
  • National and international Events
    • World Environment Day
    • International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction Day
    • World Water Day
    • World Earth day
    • Climate Change Open day
  • Schools
    • University Student-Led Awareness Initiative
    • Resource Material Development for Primary and Secondary Schools
    • School Visits during Provincial Consultation
  • Technical Working Group (TWG)
    • National Consultation (NC) & MRV TWG monthly meetings