The country has submitted its latest report using the PRAIS portal for the UNCCD. It is the latest report that was being submitted.
The 2020 State of Environment Report is the first for Papua New Guinea.
Climate change and migration
This report stems from a simple observation: that since Independence in 1975, Papua New Guinea’s economic and social development outcomes have not matched people’s aspirations or government promises. Indeed, despite the abundance of its riches, PNG lags behind its Pacific neighbours on many important development indicators.