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Policy Report
This report aims to contribute to the management of PNG’s forests as a renewable natural asset for the collective benefit of all Papua New Guineans. It argues that to achieve these ends, illegalities in the forest sector need serious attention. The report aims to (i) provide a review of the illegal logging issue in PNG, (ii) identify the potential...
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Paul Barker
Kilyali K Kalit
The two day workshop, held in February 2013 in the scenic setting of the Kokoda Trial Motel, by the Laloki river on the Sogeri Plateau, was the most recent in a succession of workshops hosted by the Institute of National Affairs (INA) on the critical global theme, but particularly for PNG, of climate change, forest and resource management and...
Research Report
Groundwater Governance - A Global Framework for Action (2011-2014) is a joint project supported by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), jointly with UNESCO's International Hydrological Programme (UNESCO-IHP), the International Association of Hydrologists (IAH)...
Conference Proceeding
USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Second Annual Meeting
The USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific 2nd Annual Meeting was held on 3-4 June 2013 in Nadi, Fiji, in collaboration with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) and Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and supported by UNDP, USAID and AusAID. This conference proceeding report outlines the discussions of the meeting that...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 21st Conference of International Input-Output Association
From 1971 to 2010, world trade grew fast by 10% per year on average (World Trade Organization 2011). The rapid growth of international trade contributes not only national economic growth but also increasing environmental pressures, such as raw material extraction and depletion, carbon emissions, water resource deterioration and landscape change and...
PR, Newsletter or Other
2002年は、1992年に開催された地球サミット(環境と開発に関する国連会議、リオサミット)から10年を迎え、8月 26日から9月4日まで、南アフリカのヨハネスブルグで持続可能な開発に関する世界首脳会議(WSSD、通称ヨハネスブルグ・サミット)が開催された。その目的は、地球サミット後、環境関連の国際条約の実施や、各国の環境と開発に関する行動計画である「アジェンダ21」の実施等の取組みが行われたものの、地球環境の悪化傾向に歯止めがかからないことから、この10年の評価を行い、持続可能な開発への地球規模での取組みを再活性化させることであった。会議では、持続可能な開発実現に向けたヨハネスブルグ宣言が採択され、改めて持続可能な開発の実現に向けた各国首脳の決意が示された。 ヨハネスブルグ...