Environment and development
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Coastal region and small island papers 10

Compiled by 
Haraka G. Gaudi

Photos credits: Gillian 
Cambers, Haraka Gaudi 
and Karen Malone

Layout and cover design: 
Eric Loddé 

Web version: 
Claire Blackburn

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Partners in coastal development
The Motu Koitabu people
 of Papua New Guinea

Proceedings of and follow-up to the
‘Inaugural Summit on Motu Koitabu Development, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea’
Baruni village, 31 August - 1 September 1999

    Acknowledgements
Foreword
Executive summary
List of Acronyms
1 Introduction
2

Provincial government reforms and the plight of the Motu Koitabu people
by Eric L. Kwa

3

Effects of recent development projects on the environment of the Motu Koitabu
by Haraka G. Gaudi

4 Decentralization and the impact of reforms on Motu Koitabu villages
by Dorke De Gedare
5 Education and the Motu Koitabu society
by Lady Carol Kidu, MP
6 A proposal for data gathering and needs analysis
by David Choulai and Kaia Varona
7 Recommendations and closing statement of the Inaugural Summit on Motu Koitabu Development
8 Post-summit activities
Appendices
1 Welcome address at the Inaugural Summit on Motu Koitabu Development, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
by the Honourable Kabua Kabua, Chairman of the Motu Koitabu Council
2 Summary of the UNESCO-CSI field project on ‘Sound development in the Motu Koitabu urban villages, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea’
3 List of contributors
4 Discussion items relating to Papua New Guinea in the ‘Wise Coastal Practices for Sustainable Human Development Virtual Forum’
5 Social profiles of Baruni, Tatana and Hanuabada villages (1999)

Maps of Papua New Guinea mainland showing places of origin of main migrant groups to Port Moresby and Port Moresby and the National Capital District

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Reproduction is authorized, providing that appropriate mention is made of the source, and copies sent to the UNESCO (Paris) address below. This document should be cited as:

UNESCO, 2001. Partners in coastal development - the Motu Koitabu people of Papua New Guinea Proceedings of and follow-up to the ‘Inaugurul Summit on Motu Koitabu Development, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea’, Baruni village, 31 August - 1 September 1999. Coastal region and small island papers 10, UNESCO, Paris, 78 pp.

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Apia, Samoa.
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or Papua New Guinea National Commission for UNESCO,
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Waigani, Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea
fax: +675 325 1031/301 3573

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