PROTECTED AREA FORUM

The Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (CEPA), in partnership with UNDP, has established the PNG Protected Areas Forum to bring together practitioners who manage or support protected areas to share experiences, insights, and lessons learned. 

2022 PROTECTED AREA FORUM

The second national Protected Area Forum was held in Port Moresby from May 30 – June 3, 2022. It brought together  protected area practitioners, researchers, academics, the private sector, potential donors and local communities who manage or support protected areas in PNG, to share their experiences, insights and lessons learned on issues impacting protected areas. This year, the Forum was followed by a week of training on the Natural Resource Management Hub, Adaptive Management, and Business Planning and Management Training. All presentations are available for download at this link.

Event documents

2021 PROTECTED AREA FORUM

The forum enables protected area practitioners, researchers, academics, the private sector, potential donors and local communities who manage or support protected areas in PNG, to share their experiences, insights and lessons learned on issues impacting protected areas. It contributes to the review and prioritization of national priorities for effective protected area management in the country.

Event documents

Programme introduction

Event programme

2021 Protected Area Forum report

Protected Area Forum summary

OTHER EVENTS

PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

NATIONAL PROTECTED AREA FORUM

The aim of the National Protected Area Forum was to fulfil mandates and strengthen policies to protect the country’s abundant natural assets into the future to benefit all life and future generations. It was led by the Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (CEPA) with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE EMERGENCY SUMMIT

The Environment and Climate Emergency Summit focused on climate change efforts to progress the 30 climate actions by 2030 outlined in the Papua New Guinea SDG 13 Climate Change Roadmap. The roadmap is a call to action guided by Papua New Guinea’s Enhanced Nationally Determined Contributions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to mitigate the impacts of climate change in the Pacific region and globally.

High-level participants, including the Prime Minister, international dignitaries, government, private sector, civil society, and other partners will be invited to consolidate national and international partnerships to build a platform for climate action and financing.