Public Participation

Public Participation promotes dialogue between the government and the civil society organizations, private sector and development partners in decision-making, development-planning, policy formulation, resource allocation, and investment. It has four commitments to be achieved in the NAP period.

Commitment #1 – Youth Participation in Decision Making and service delivery.

Youths in Papua New Guinea are engaged through OGP process to enhance effective service delivery, transparent and inclusive decision making and maximize national employment opportunities

Commitment #2 – GoPNG – CSO Partnership Policy

GoPNG CSO Partnership policy provides a strategic policy platform for government and the civil society to work closely together to enhance effective service delivery.

The policy recognize the long working relationship between the government and the civil society in service delivery.

Commitment #3 – A Voice Mechanism for Informal Economy in Papua New Guinea

A Voice Mechanism strategy is developed to empower and graduate players in the  informal economic sector to formal economic sector (MSME and SME)

Commitment #4 – Citizen Engagement in Budgeting and Planning

This commitment promotes the CSO and private sector in the budget formulation process.

Related Reports

Members of the Public Participation Cluster are listed below:

GovernmentCivil Society Organizations
Department of Community Development and ReligionConsultation Implementation and
Monitoring Council (CIMC)
National Youth Development AgencyOxfam PNG
Department of National Planning and MonitoringEqual Playing Field
Department of TreasuryBread for the World
Manus Provincial DepartmentThe Voice Inc.
West New Britain Provincial Department