About Us

PNGCEPA is signatory to number of Multilateral Environmental Agreements and UN Conventions, in which CEPA administers 14 of them. The treaties focuses mainly on biodiversity, climate, wastes& pollution.

The MISSION To ensure natural resources are managed to sustain environmental quality, human well being and support improved standards of living.

Papua New Guinea(PNG)

Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (CEPA)


New Varirata information center opens

The Information Complex Centre for Varirata National Park in Central Province was opened recently. The project stems from a partnership between PNG’s Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, and the Japan International Cooperation Agency. The construction of the new information centre and renovation of the old information centre gives a new look to Varirata National Park […]


Biodiversity Conservation Project through Implementation of the PNG Policy on Protected Areas

The CEPA-JICA team commenced work on this project starting in June 2015 and will be operate for the 5 years, with approximately 12 million Kina (550 million Yen) funding from the Japanese government and some funding is expected from the PNG government. JICA is going to assist the CEPA in implementing the PNG Policy on […]


Environmental Management Information System

Strengthening Capacities to Measure, Report and Verify Indicators of Global Environment Benefits – Environmental Management Information System This project builds upon the commitment of the Government to strengthen the environmental management information system within the CEPA. The barriers to good environmental governance for the global environment are fundamentally an issue of accessing good knowledge and […]


Strengthening the Management Effectiveness of the National System of Protected Areas

This project is designed to support PNG’s commitment by helping to put into place critical points of departure for operationalizing the PNG Policy for Protected Areas as well as support the transitions from the former Department of Environment and Conservation to Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (CEPA). Furthermore, the project will strengthen the links between […]