Members, Members

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea, in the southwestern Pacific, encompasses the eastern half of New Guinea and its offshore islands. A country of immense cultural and biological diversity, it’s known for its beaches and coral reefs. Inland are active volcanoes, granite Mt. Wilhelm, dense rainforest and hiking routes like the Kokoda Trail. There are also traditional tribal villages, many with their own languages.

Member since: 2015

 

Capital

Port Moresby

Population (2015)

8,776,119

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$2,454.6

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

0.857 tons

Website Links

National Focal Points

H.E. Mr. Robert Aisi

AMBASSADOR

Permanent Mission of Papua New Guinea to the United Nations

Ms. Gwendoline Sissiou

GENERAL MANAGER – REDD+ AND MITIGATION

Climate Change and Development Authority

National Climate Vulnerability Level and actions

0 Average

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Adaptation: Priority Hazards:

1) Coastal Flooding and Sea Level Rise;

2) Inland Flooding;

3) Food Insecurity caused by crop failures due to droughts and inland frosts;

4) Cities and Climate Change + 5 other highlighted priorities.

National target of becoming carbon free in the electricity sector by 2030.

Adaptation: Priority Hazards:

1) Coastal Flooding and Sea Level Rise;

2) Inland Flooding;

3) Food Insecurity caused by crop failures due to droughts and inland frosts;

4) Cities and Climate Change + 5 other highlighted priorities.

News from Papua New Guinea

Not available.