National REDD+ Safeguards Guidelines

Climate Change Act to be reviewed

CCDA Acting Managing Director, William Lakain made this remark during the National REDD+ Safeguards Guidelines launching on Thursday August 03, 2023 in Port Moresby.

He said in the space of Climate Change the PNG government has asked the department of CCDA to review the Act.

“For the past few months CCDA has seek assistance from the Office of the State Solicitor, Legislative Council and key stakeholders including development partners to review the legislation,” Mr Lakain said.

National REDD + Safeguard Guidelines launched

The launching on Thursday 3rd of August was officiated by members of Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA), the Minister for Environment Conservation and Climate Change Simon Kilepa and key partners. 

Papua New Guinea has taken a global lead in seeking to combat climate change since 2005 at COP11 in Montreal, Canada when PNG and Costa Rica introduced the concept of REDD+ to the United Nationals Framework Conservation on Climate Change.