Regional Development Forum

Regional Development Forums are the second most important dialogue mechanism of the CIMC Secretariat. Forum locations allow for the CIMC to bring the forums down to the people to ensure that people in the respective regions are given wider options to participate in the discussions and bring forward development oriented recommendations relevant to their requirements.

The CIMC is considered a relevant and only appropriate mechanism to facilitate policy dialogue between government, its partners and citizens and is the only appropriate mechanism recognised by government that can be used by stakeholders to express their opinions concerning government policies and legislation and to bring government to the people.

Hence the CIMC through the regional forums allows that opportunity to be maximised by people from the various sectors participating and discussing development policy matters from regional perspectives. Discussions on development policy matters are also done through sectoral committees and working groups.

The CIMC is also tasked to oversee and co-ordinate implementation of the recommendations endorsed by the forums and promote constructive, collaborative and practical policy approaches to tackle some of the country’s persistent development problems. The government should be commended for putting in place a unique mechanism that brings Government down to the people and bridges the various sectors in society.

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The 2018 Regional Development Forums (RDF) was held from March-May, 2018 in Goroka, Kokopo, Madang, and Port Moresby. The Regional Forums were different from all previous Regional Forums because the discussions and resolutions from these Forums were fed directly into the formulation of the PNG Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP) III (2018-2022) drafted by the Department of National Planning and Monitoring (DNPM), under the leadership and guidance of the Minister for National...

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Background

The Consultative Implementation & Monitoring Council Regional forums have been an avenue for people and stakeholders from all sectors to attend and channel their recommendations/ideas, through the secretariat to the government for the purposes of improving public policies. It is an avenue often used by LLG officers, private sector, and civil society and the community at large to air their experiences and raise issues faced in their communities. Experts and officers from various...

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The Highlands Regional Development Forum was held from the 10th to 11th of April in Mt Hagen, Western Highlands Province. The host Governor with the Provincial Administrator and his team provided support and hospitality to all provincial participants and speakers from Port Moresby and the region. All Regional Forums provide the avenue through which stakeholders from all sectors participate and channel their recommendations/ideas to the Government for the purposes of improving...

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The Highlands Regional Development Forum was held from the 8-9th of May, 2018 at the Bird of Paradise Hotel in Goroka. The objectives of the forum were to:

  • Inform provinces and districts of the Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP III) 2018-2022;
  • Dialogue with provinces and districts on medium-term development potentials & priorities; and
  • Align sub-national development planning to the MTDP III, 2018-2022.

The theme for the Forum was “Securing our Future through Inclusive Economic...

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Annual regional development forums are cordinated by the CIMC, bringing together identified representatives from all sectors in the highlands region. These include government, churches, private sector, youth, women, CSO's and members of civil society. Speakers are also invited from the various sectors including government, the private sector, members of civil society and from community based organisations representing certain interests. The 2015 highlands forum was held in Mendi, the Southern...