Port Moresby, 4 April 2018– The award winning anti-corruption initiative by the Department of Finance and United Nations Development Programme, ‘Phones Against Corruption’, is expanding to include 44 government agencies.
Port Moresby, 19 April 2018 – The Government of New Zealand has strengthened its support to the National Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG), the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through a one-million-dollar (US) contribution to UNDP’s Bougainville Referendum Support Project (BRSP).
Alotau, Wednesday 09 March 2018 – More than 600 students in Alotau and Kokopo are the first to participate in tsunami evacuation drills in Papua New Guinea.
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, April 2018 - “We need to restore our credibility in Bougainville, and to do that we need to engage with respected partners on the ground. One of those, no doubt, is UNDP.”
Madang, 03 April 2018 - “Unfortunately, we have it all. Madang is a province that is prone to many types of disasters. Marine disasters such as coastal erosion and rising sea levels, landslides and flooding, and volcanic eruptions on Manam Island.”
Josephine Getsi is the only female within the Autonomous Bougainville Government to hold a ministerial position, and the only female to be elected to an open seat by her constituents across both the Bougainville House of Reps and PNG's National Parliament.

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