Climate Change & Development Authority (CCDA)

​PNG stands firm on Paris Agreement

Climate Change & Development Authority (CCDA) managing director, Ruel Yamuna, said this in response to U.S President Donald Trump’s recent announcement.

Yamuna said PNG will continue to negotiate for the strongest possible outcome to ensure climate action is implemented.

He said PNG, through CCDA in partnership with key government departments, state agencies and other development partners, will continue to work with all stakeholders to implement PNG’s obligations under the Paris Agreement.

PNG highlights importance of REDD projects

PNG was represented by Alfred Rungol, the Climate Change & Development Authority (CCDA) manager for MRV.

Rungol spoke on Wednesday at the Brunei International Convention Center during the parallel session on "Keeping Track of Forest: System of MRV”.

The talk was centred on the importance of the system and how the country will benefit in terms of implementation of REDD+ projects in PNG.

Rungol presented on the roles of CCDA and PNG Forest Authority and how the system is developing in PNG with the support of international partners.