Port Moresby, 11 March 2018 - Relief supplies are starting to be distributed in earthquake affected areas of Papua New Guinea, with water, food, shelter, medicine and the provision of health services identified as the priority needs.
Buka, 29 January 2018 – The Autonomous Bougainville Government is embracing clean and green solutions in its communication work on the referendum.
Port Moresby, 07 February 2018 - The incoming United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Mr. Gianluca Rampolla, presented his Credentials to the Hon. Mr. Rimbink Pato, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade on 7th February, officially taking up his post in-country.
“I have lived a long life. It’s been hard. I have seen too many women die while giving birth, or while on their way to seek medical help, children die because we could not get to a hospital on time.” Read about addressing prosperity in Papua New Guinea.
Port Moresby, 06 March 2018 – A team of six emergency experts from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) deployed to Papua New Guinea (PNG) to assist the government in response to the earthquake disaster efforts in the Highlands.
Plans for the world's first deep sea mine are taking shape in the waters off Papua New Guinea. Sir David Attenborough, Naturalist and Broadcaster and Roy Trivedy, UN Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative warns on the impacts of sea bed mining on the marine life.
Patupatuai, 19 December 2017 – On a good clear day, you can take a short drive just 20 minutes south of Buin in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville and find a tropical oasis; a place both verdant and lush, and with the sound of the ocean and the Solomon Sea just a few short steps away.

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population of youth

12 %

wage employment rate

2 712

gross national income (GNI) per capita


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