Port Moresby, 13 November 2018 – The Japanese Government will boost referendum awareness in Bougainville with a 101 million Yen (PGK3 million) contribution towards the production of awareness materials. This support will be implemented by the United Nations Development Programme under the Bougainville Referendum Support Project in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.
More than 600 students in Alotau and Kokopo are the first to participate in tsunami drills. With support from the United Nations Development Programme, the tsunami awareness in schools is implemented by the National Disaster Centre and partners.
Kainake, 26 September 2018 – Dr Jeffrey Noro is a man on a mission. A dreamer, a leader, and an inspiration to many.
Port Moresby, 12 November 2018 – To ensure better planning, engagement and participation of all relevant stakeholders, workshops on Review of REDD+ Stakeholder Engagement were conducted in three pilot provinces from 5-9 October in Papua New Guinea (PNG) under the PNG REDD+ Programme.
Maria Koimb, armed with her grade 10 education and a lot of conviction, Maria joined a community health programme that was rolled out in Domil in 1992. For the next 26 years, she advocated healthy living in words and in action. Read her story.
Port Moresby 16 August 2018 - The law-making process of the National Parliament is being strengthened this week. National Parliamentary staff who work in key divisions that process proposed bills are gaining specialised skills to carry out their work.
The development of the National REDD+ Strategy is the key part of PNG’s response to climate change and the country’s Green Growth Development agenda per the National Strategy for Responsible and Sustainable Development.

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