International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)

Climate change officer participates in US leadership program

Taera is a projects officer with the Climate Change and Development Authority. Her role is to provide research, analysis, technical advice and policy development on the identified priority areas for climate change adaptation in PNG.

The program Taera will join is titled “Our Planet - Climate Change and Renewable Energy”, and runs from January 23 through February 10 in the United States. 

PNG journalist to observe U.S. election

Lahoc is a journalist at the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) in Lae, Morobe Province.

In a statement, the Embassy says: “His experience as a journalist has focused on advocacy for improved education and informing the public on industrial, economic and environmental implications and benefits of large international projects in the province”.

The program Lahoc will join is the “Edward R. Murrow Project for Journalists for East Asia and Pacific” and runs from October 31 through November 18 in the United States.