Port Moresby, 17 November 2017 – Three communities in East New Britain Province are receiving additional K740, 000 to support conservation activities in their communities.
20 November 2017, Port Moresby: “Know your party, vote your party”, is a vision of the Integrity of Political Parties and Candidates Commission (IPPCC) that will be given centre stage on Saturday 25 November at the first ever expo of political parties in the country.
Richa Verma and Anjori Pasricha work for Socialcops, an Indian data analytics company based in New Delhi. They visited Papua New Guinea in September, as part of a UNDP project to assist businesses track their contribution to the country’s development and specially the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We discussed their observations at the end of their first two week visit. This is what they had to say.
Port Moresby, 25 October 2017– The crucial role of Hansard in supporting Parliaments in many countries to undertake their full constitutional mandate in representing the interests of citizens, legislating and providing oversight of the executive branch of government, is an area that is not often publicised.
Deloitte and UNDP believe human capital is a key step to unlocking opportunities.
Rigo, October 2017 - Papua New Guinea is prone to regular natural disasters. The country faces a steady threat from a wide range of hazards including floods, cyclones, landslides, drought and earthquakes, among others.
Arawa, November 2017 - “It’s time for women to come out from behind the so-called kitchen walls. In Bougainvillean culture we haven’t always taken part in the decision-making process, but now we can.”

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12 %

wage employment rate

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gross national income (GNI) per capita

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