Papua New Guinea (PNG) CSO’s note the impacts of COVID-19 and welcome the opportunity of the Voluntary National Review (VNR) to reflect on building back better and CSOs is proposing the following recommendations to the PNG Government:


PNG is suffering the consequences of the world’s unsustainable development particularly in the extracting industry.  The world has taken our minerals, our forests and given us climate change threatening our livelihoods, ecosystems and existence.  How can the Government integrate implementation of UPR and UN Human Rights recommendation into SDG planning and implementation at local level and institutionalized CSO engagement.