Papua New Guinea - National Targets

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The national targets (or equivalent) presented in this database are taken from the NBSAPs received since COP-10, fifth national reports or from documents submitted separately. The mapping of national targets to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets by the Party concerned is indicated in the last column “Related Aichi Target(s)”. All Parties are encouraged to undertake this mapping exercise and to submit this information to SCBD for incorporation in this database.

Reference Target Related Strategic Goals/Aichi Targets
National Target 1 Improving our knowledge of biodiversity values through awareness 1, 15, 17
National Target 2 Capacity building 1, 2, 10, 14, 15, 19
National Target 3 Integrate biodiversity consideration across government and society 2, 4, 5, 7, 11, 14, 15, 17
National Target 4 Strengthen institutional capacity to eliminate or phase out incentives including subsidies that are harmful to biodiversity 3, 4, 7, 8, 14, 15, 19
National Target 5 Promoting measures that sustain impacts of use of natural resources within safe ecological limits 2, 4, 5, 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 19
National Target 6 Loss of all habitats at least halved, forest degradation and fragmentation significantly reduced 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 19
National Target 7 Promote sustainable fisheries; no significant adverse impacts on threatened species and vulnerable ecosystems; ensure impacts of fisheries on stocks, species and ecosystems are maintained within safe ecological limits 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19
National Target 8 Land-based pollution monitored to levels not detrimental to human health, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning 8
National Target 9 Improve management strategies that prevent the introduction and establishment of invasive alien species 9
National Target 10 Multiple anthropogenic pressures including climate and disasters on coral reefs minimized to maintain biological integrity and functioning 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 19
National Target 11 Network of Protected Areas Established 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 14, 15
National Target 12 PNG’s known threatened species prevented from extinction. Conservation status of threatened species improved through species management plans 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 19
National Target 13 Genetic diversity of PNG’s seeds and cultivated plants and wild relatives protected and maintained in secured facilities 13
National Target 14 Improve PNG urban and rural populations’ access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene practices 11, 14, 15
National Target 15 Ecosystem resilience, contribution of biodiversity to carbon stocks enhanced through conservation and restoration 4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 14, 15
National Target 16 Develop legal and policy framework to address access genetic resources and traditional knowledge associated with these resources including a fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the use of genetic resources 1, 16, 19
National Target 17 NBSAP strategies and action plans Adopted as policy document 17
National Target 18 Promote traditional knowledge on medicines derived from biodiversity 18
National Target 19 Biodiversity information and knowledge shared among all stakeholders 19
National Target 20 Mobilization of resources for sustainable implementation of NBSAP 20