Second Joint Coordinating Committee Meeting for J-PRISM II was successfully held at Laguna Hotel, Port Moresby, PNG on 16th April 2019.

J-PRISM II is a region-wide project in Pacific Islands targeting “Human and institutional capacity base for sustainable Solid Waste Management (SWM) in the Pacific region is strengthened through implementation of Cleaner Pacific 2025.”

In PNG, J-PRISM II is implemented by key partners from the Conservation and Environment Protection Agency (CEPA), National Capital District Commission (NCDC) and Department of National Planning and Monitoring (DNPM) with the goal to strengthen Institutional capacity for SWM at the national and provincial levels. There are 3 major outputs under the project.

During the Second Joint Coordinating Committee Meeting, Ms. Janet Haua, Project Coordinator, Waste Management Division, NCDC, was the acting chair and presided over the meeting. Mr. John Michael, Director of Environment Protection Division, Conservation gave opening remark and Environment Protection Agency (CEPA) and Keynote speeches was given by Dr. Frank Griffin, UPNG.
Subsequently, all the participants introduced themselves.

The goal of the JCC meeting was to endorse or agree on any modification of the Project Design Matrix (PDM), Plan of Operation (PO) and amongst other discussions.

Based on the mutual consent of both PNG side (CEPA, NCDC and DNPM) and JICA, progress of the each output were updated during the second Joint Coordinating Committee Meeting for J-PRISM II Project.