Welcome to PNG Institute of National Affairs

PNG Institute of National Affairs is a privately funded, non-profit policy research institute, or "think tank". About 80 companies contributed to its core running and management costs, with some project support from public institutions and foundations. PNG Institute of National Affairs was founded in 1976 by concerned individuals from both the government and private sector to promote dialogue between the private sector and government and to offer alternative advice to the public service on economic and social policy. It continues that tradition today, extending the dialogue also to wider civil society.

PNG Institute of National Affairs's primary role is to carry out research and disseminate the results as widely as possible to the community, government departments, statutory institutions, learning institutions and politicians. Research is carried out by world-class academics, from some of the world's leading universities, and has a conscious policy of including PNG academics in its research, where that is possible. The research is generally sponsored by PNG and international bodies. The research is published and made available to the public.

 

INA Private Sector Survey 2017

Participate in the 2017 INA Survey of the Environment for Business and Investment in PNG. This survey is conducted every five years and provides a critical assessment by businesses themselves across the country of the changing challenges and needs of businesses operating in PNG

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Statistics from a recent INA Labour Market Survey indicated that the informal sector vendors in PNG earn more money than people in the formal sector. What should the government do?

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A recent INA Labour Market Study indicated that it is challenging to have access to reliable and up-to-date official economic data on PNG. What should the Government do to address this?

All the mainstream media, research institutions, respected citizens and academics in PNG are saying that the economy of PNG is sinking. What should the Government do to save our economy?

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07 Aug 2017 Civil Society Meet with Jose Ugaz - Chairman of Tr n/a
08 Aug 2017 POMCCI Breakfast with Jose Ugaz Chairman Transpare n/a
01 Nov 2004 Election Audit - Ladley and team view document
28 Aug 2017 Tools Workshop on LLG Planning and Zoning -with TN n/a
01 Aug 2017 INA Seminar - PNG Economy and Exchange Rates - Mar view document
28 Jun 2017 INA Seminar - Music and Mobiles - D Crowdy & H Hor n/a
20 Jun 2017 CIMC NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FORUM n/a
13 Jun 2017 INA Workshop: The Role of Media in PNG in a Changi n/a
26 Jan 2017 40 Years - Anniversary of the INA view document
24 Mar 2017 Livable Cities in PNG: Francis Moro - Case Study o view document
24 Mar 2017 Livable Cities in PNG: Dr David Craig -Urban Safet view document
24 Mar 2017 Livable Cities in PNG: Dr Melissa Damien -Pathway view document
01 May 2017 Lunchtime Seminar - Jim Thomas - updates on Tenkil n/a
28 Feb 2017 Consumer and Competition Framework Review: Public view document
27 Feb 2017 EITI 2014 Report view document
07 Nov 2017 Tabling of PNGs 2018 Budget tentative n/a
10 Nov 2017 EITI MSG Meeting n/a
15 Sep 2017 EITI MSG Meeting n/a
15 Jun 2017 EITI MSG Meeting n/a
24 Feb 2017 EITI MSG Meeting and 2014 Report Launch n/a
06 Feb 2017 CIMC-FSVAC Referral Pathways Workshop - Holiday In n/a
27 Jan 2017 PNGEITI Report for 2014 - Completion Date n/a
07 Feb 2017 EITI - PNGRGC Council Meeting view document
14 Apr 2017 Conclusions of the PNG AT 40 YEAR SYMPOSIUM n/a
18 Dec 2017 PNG Launch of the FIndings of the 2017 OPEN BUDGET view document
13 Mar 2017 Lunchtime Seminar: Damien Ase and team on Communit n/a
15 May 2017 Public Forum: Policy Platforms and Political Parti n/a
21 Apr 2017 Presentation: Findings of the Consumer Protection n/a
09 Jan 2017 INA Private Sector Survey - 2017 (commences Januar n/a
18 Apr 2017 Lunchtime Seminar: Sundar Ramamurthy Way Forward n/a
24 Mar 2017 Workshop: Livable Cities in PNG: speakers, includi view document
19 Jul 2017 (Tentative) Address: Dr Ken Newcombe: Energy Optio n/a
14 Jun 2017 Lunchtime Seminar: Dr Robert Bino, RCF: Working wi n/a
17 May 2017 Lunchtime Seminar: Dr Sangion Tiu, GM, RCF: Commun n/a
06 Mar 2017 Lunchtime Seminar: Public Realm: Significance, Des view document
28 Feb 2017 Lunctime Seminar: Alex Rheeney (President of the P n/a
14 Mar 2017 Lunchtime Seminar: Anthony Yauieb: Issues Facing E n/a
23 Nov 2017 INA Council Meeting n/a
24 Aug 2017 INA Council Meeting and AGM n/a
25 May 2017 INA Council Meeting n/a
16 Mar 2017 INA Council Meeting n/a
21 Jun 2017 CIMC National Development Forum - Holiday Inn, Wai n/a
03 May 2017 CIMC Papua-Southern Regional Development Forum - A n/a
06 Apr 2017 CIMC NG Islands Regional Development Forum - Kimbe n/a
11 Apr 2017 CIMC MOMASE Regional Development Forum - Wewak, E n/a
09 Mar 2017 CIMC Highlands Regional Development Forum - Banz, n/a
01 May 2011 2015 Audit view document
20 Nov 2016 20 Days of HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISM 20 November - 12 view document
01 Sep 2004 Police Review Report 2004 view document
18 Oct 2016 CIMC 2016 National Development Forum view document
18 Oct 2016 CIMC 2016 National Development Forum view document
05 Dec 2016 PNG Mining and Petroleum Conference 5-7 December S view document
06 Dec 2016 PNG Forestry Dialogue - INA view document
06 Dec 2016 PNG Forestry Dialogue - INA view document
06 Dec 2016 PNG Forestry Dialogue - INA view document
18 Oct 2016 CIMC 2016 National Development Forum view document
17 Oct 2016 INA Public Seminar Dr Bryant Allen on Sepik Agricu view document
15 Sep 2016 40 YEAR SYMPOSIUM - Report Launch view document
25 Jul 2016 Launch of Introduction to Human Rights Law - PNG B view document
28 Jul 2016 CIMC Governance Conference n/a
12 Aug 2016 CIMC Council Meeting n/a
17 Jun 2016 CPA PNG NGI Branch Conference view document
27 Jul 2016 UNDP Conference on Political stability and economi view document
20 Jun 2016 Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency (GIFT) W view document
15 Aug 2016 Open Government Partnership (OGP): 2nd National Wo n/a
19 Apr 2016 40 Year Symposium Outcomes view document