Speech by Prime Minister Hon. Peter O’Neill CMG MP at the 14th Papua New Guinea Mining and Petroleum Investment Conference

Prime Minister Hon. Peter O’Neill CMG MP At the 14th Papua New Guinea Mining and Petroleum Investment Conference 5 December 2016 President of Mining & Petroleum Chamber, Mr Gerea Aopi Ministers of State and Members of Parliament; Heads of Government Departments and Agencies; CEOs and other leaders of our resources sector; Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen. G...
More

Minister’s Speech at the Launch of the PNGEITI Country Report 2013

Members of Parliament and invited guests, we acknowledge your presence and thank you for accepting our invitation to witness the Report launch PNGEITI First Country Report 2013 PNG applied to become a candidate EITI country in March 2014. Since then the process of moving towards PNG’s first EITI report was led by a multi-stakeholder group consisting of Government representatives, Civil Society an...
More

Prime Minister’s Speech during the PNGEITI 2013 Report Launch

Prime Minister’s Speech during the PNGEITI 2013 Report Launch
Colleague Ministers, Honorable Members, Diplomats, Departmental Heads, CEOs of State entities, representatives from Industry and Civil Society, Donors, Development Partners, ladies and gentlemen. Today I am proud to announce yet another milestone achievement – the publication of the first PNG Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative – or PNG EITI Report. The Report was published on the 12t...
More

Minister’s Speech at the EITI Global Conference, Lima, Peru

Minister’s Speech at the EITI Global Conference, Lima, Peru
26 February, 2016 Address by Hon. Patrick Pruaitch, CMG  MP., Minister for Treasury and Chairman of PNGEITI Multi-Stakeholder Group to the EITI Global Conference, Lima, Peru Chair of EITI International Board, heads of EITI implementing countries, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. I am honoured to be invited by the EITI International Secretariat and the Peruvian Government to share ...
More

Call for greater transparency in Papua New Guinea

Call for greater transparency in Papua New Guinea
The Papua New Guinea Resource Governance Coalition (PNGRGC) is calling for greater transparency from the government and the extractive industries through the disclosure of information related to the value chain of PNG’s natural resource extraction. “Informing communities about the importance of knowing their rights to resource projects and benefit sharing is especially important for all citizen...
More

U.S, Ethiopia, PNG to join anti-corruption drive

U.S, Ethiopia, PNG to join anti-corruption drive
Ethiopia, the United States and Papua New Guinea are on course to join the leading world initiative to combat corruption in the energy and mining industries. The Oslo-based Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) approved their applications on Wednesday, drawing swift criticism from human rights campaigners for admitting Ethiopia. The three now have three years comply with EITI sta...
More

How can Papua New Guinea improve extractive industry governance?

How can Papua New Guinea improve extractive industry governance?
Papua New Guinea is endowed with huge reserves of oil, gas, gold, copper and other solid minerals. Over 78% of its exports derive from these natural resources. In an effort to improve transparency and governance of the country’s mining, oil and gas sectors, in 2013 the government of Papua New Guinea applied to join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a global coalition of gov...
More

Artist recognised for PNGEITI logo design

Artist recognised for PNGEITI logo design
Gregory Dukduk, the brains behind the artistic PNG Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (PNGEITI) Bird of Paradise logo, was recognised with a Certificate of Appreciation from PNGEITI. Gregory, a Lae resident and an artist by merit, was presented with the certificate by Morobe Mining’s General Manager for Sustainability & External Relations, David Wissink, on behalf of PNGEITI Mult...
More