INA Research results are published as INA Publications through the following series: Discussion Papers, Reports, Occasional Papers, Working Papers, Summary and Speech Series.

Complimentary copies of publications are distributed to INA Contributors. They are also distributed free of charge to politicians, senior public servants, and major Libraries in PNG. 


INA has carried out an extended number of research over the past 44 years of it’s operation. Research has been conducted into: Economy, Taxation, Land, Trade, Coastal Shipping, Industrialization, Law and Order, Exchange Rates, Agriculture, Mining, Small Business, Government Expenditure, Fisheries, Forestry, GBV, Human Capital Formation and Labour.

upcoming events

45th Year of PNG’s Institute of National Affairs

2022 Papua New Guinea National General Elections

  • May 12 – May 26: Issuing of the Writs and Nominations period.
  • May 12 – July 1: Interval Period.
  • July 2 – July 22: Polling Period.
  • July 29: Return of Writs.

July 2022 : Launch of the 2020 EITI PNG Report

funding and support

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INA Events

Launch of the 2021 Open Budget Survey Report

1st of June

Wednesday, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Launch of the 2021 Open Budget Survey Report

What is Open Budget Survey?

Launch of the 2021 Open Budget Survey Report

Papua New Guinea’s Country Results