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    The Climate Change (Management) Act 2015 has been undergoing a review since 2018 and is nearing finalization. Climate Change and Development Authority Managing Director Ruel Yamuna said it was a critical time to realign the enabling environment to respond to the impacts of climate change in PNG.

    “The CCMA review exercise will ensure that all sectors have a more holistic understanding of the function and integration of CCMA into the different sectors, a clearer understanding of the most applicable adjustments and recommendations”, he said.

    CCDA Managing Director Ruel Yamuna being interviewed by the Media

    A leadership forum held today at the Laguna Hotel will discuss on a coordinated response to Climate Change in the country.

    The forum will be officiated by the Minister for Environment, Conservation and Climate Change Honourable Geoffrey Kama MP with remarks from the UNDP’s Resident Representative Mr. Dirk Wagener.


    A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Climate Change & Development Authority (CCDA), Hunstein Range Holdings Limited (HRHL) and PNG REDD+ Asset and Project Management Limited (PRAPML) was facilitated by the Right Honourable Geoffrey Kama MP, Minister for Environment, Conservation and Climate Change on the 1st August, 2019 in the presence of Member for Wosera Gawi and Minister for Education, Right Honourable Joseph Yopyyopi. Also present was Mr. Ruel Yamuna, Managing Director for the Climate Change & Development Authority and Mr.


    Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) Managing Director, Mr. Ruel Yamuna, opened the fourth and final Regional Workshop on the Green Climate Fund and the review of the Climate Change (Management) Act, 2015 at the Alotau International Hotel yesterday.


    West New Britain Provincial Administrator Mr. Williamson Hosea has challenged participants at a Climate Change regional workshop held at the Liamo Beach Resort in Kimbe West New Britain Province (WNBP) for stakeholders to harmonise plans and activities at the sub national levels rather than working in isolation to fully address Climate Change.

    Mr. Hosea said the importance of this was for stakeholders to communicate with each other and know where their boundaries are in terms of meeting their project/plan outcomes.


    Morobe Provincial Government’s Deputy  Administrator Mr. Masayan Moat called on participants of the second round of the regional consultation on Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Lae this morning at the Lae International Hotel to make discussions at this level of the workshop more interactive by asking questions to the organisers.

    He said understanding issues more will create an informed audience adding that this is the challenge the provincial government has in getting the right information down to its 33 Local Level Governments (LLGs) and 575 wards within the province.


    Papua New Guinea will join hands with its Pacific neighboring countries to strengthen and amplify the voices of the Pacific calling for global action to address climate change.

    Climate Change and Development Authority’s Managing Director Mr. Ruel Yamuna said this in Mt. Hagen, Western Highlands Province at the official opening of the regional workshop today at the Highlander Hotel on the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the review of the Climate Change Management) Act, 2015.


    The Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) is embarking on a Regional Consultation to discuss how stakeholders can access the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and review the current Climate Change (Management) Act (CCMA), 2015 within the national, sub-national including district and local levels. .


    Media Release

    18 September, 2018

    Helping our vulnerable communities prepare for extreme climate change events is a big challenge.

    These challenges include understanding what Climate Science does, their work using different tools or models in analysing raw data collected and how this information can be translated into targeted messaging for different users which includes an ordinary citizen.