Representatives of the five GPS partnerships met in Perth in May to share experiences and lessons.
Following the official welcome, introductions and program outline by Karibaiti Taoaba (CLGF Pacific Regional Director) and Ted Lulu (CLGF Project Officer-PNG), 5 of the 6 partnerships made presentations to the Workshop, describing their project’s key objectives, activities , progress to date and highlighting obstacles, issues and innovations.
Copies of the presentations are available electronically.
The following briefly summarises the key areas of focus and activities for each partnership.
Town planning , urban development planning and infrastructure, waste management, women‘s skills and opportunities.
Regulatory services and enforcement, IT, Environmental Sustainability, HR and Governance, Asset management, Waste management.
Urban development planning, waste management, IT, Accounting, Revenue and Financial management
Accounting, Revenue and Financial management, waste management , urban planning and development
IT, Communications, Governance, Revenue and business systems, waste management.
Goroka/Hunter Group –
Although represented at the Workshop, this partnership did not make a presentation as the Partnership has not yet progressed past the initial scoping study phase.