FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. What is the role of the Department of National Planning and Monitoring (DNPM)?
The role of DNPM is to lead, plan, coordinate and facilitate appropriate national and international initiatives that addresses and promotes equitable and sustainable development of Papua New Guinea, in accordance with both a long-term vision for the Nation that has the support of the citizens of Papua New Guinea and the five (5) directive principles of the National Constitution.
The Department of National Planning and Monitoring acts as the key central agency advising Government on matters relating to strategic development; development policy; development planning and programming; foreign aid coordination and management; and monitoring and evaluation of national development projects and programmes.
2. Where is DNPM located?
DNPM has its head office in Port Moresby National Capital District
Department of National Planning & Monitoring
PO Box 631
Level 3, Vulupindi Haus WAIGANI, N.C.D.
Papua New Guinea
3. What is the relationship with the Ministry of Planning Monitoring?
Under the Ministry of Planning and Monitoring the following government agencies exist:
Department of National Planning and Monitoring,
Office of Rural Development,
National Statistical Office,
National Economic Fiscal Commission,
National Research Institute.
The Department of National Planning and Monitoring is the largest central government agency under the authority of the Ministry of Planning Monitoring.
4. If I wish to file a complaint against a DNPM staff member or about a DNPM project, programme or operation. What should I do and who should I contact?