Regional Development Forum
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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...

FridayJULY 30th, WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS : 2022-07-30 00:00

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...

FridayJULY 30th, WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS : 2022-07-30 00:00

The Highlands is made up of 7 Provinces: Eastern Highlands, Simbu, Jiwaka, Western Highlands, Enga, Southern Highlands and Hela provinces. CIMC rotates the annual forums between each province in the regions. In 2017 Jiwaka was selected to host the Highlands forum. CIMC acknowledges the Jiwaka Provincial Government, in particular, the Governor and his Administrator, as well as the women of Jiwaka led by Ms Rosen Kiap, and the rest of the Jiwaka people for the support and wonderful hospitality...

FridayJULY 30th, WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS : 2022-07-30 00:00

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...