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National Strategy for Responsible Sustainable Development for Papua New Guinea,2014

Department of Environment and Conservation

The Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) was established in 1985. Its mission (approved by the National Executive Council on 22 August 1989) is to ensure natural and physical resources are managed to sustain environmental quality and human well-being.

The key legislations administered by the Department are:

Environmental Planning Act 1978

Environmental Contaminants Act 1978

Conservation Areas Act 1978

National Parks Act 1982

International Trade (Fauna & Flora) Act 1979

Fauna (Protection and Control) Act 1966

Crocodile Trade (Protection) Act 1974

Water Resources Act 1982

It also has an important role under the Forests Act 1992.

Providing quality leadership through formulation, coordination and alignment of plans,
policies and strategies to National, Sector and Sub National Priorities

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PNG government want a responsible sustainable use of the natural and cultural resources of the country for the benefit of the present and future generations. The central theme of this new development road map presented by StaRS is to shift the country’s socio-economic growth away from the current unsustainable growth strategy that it is following and towards a road map that is truly responsible, sustainable and able to place PNG in a competitive, advantageous position into the future.

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Publisher PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring
Modified 19 July 2021 19 July 2021
Release Date 19 July 2021 19 July 2021
Identifier d5e3812d-79b1-4ca4-9307-aa3e5a5beab1 d5e3812d-79b1-4ca4-9307-aa3e5a5beab1
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