16 December 2018: “I was among other kids watching a movie out in the field when the Police Officer rushed to us and instructed to run to the hill top because of a tsunami warning. I remember that children and women started to cry and men looked confused because they didn’t know what to do,” 57-year-old Rodney Gimis recounts an event that happened 47 years ago, in 1971, in Sohano island, Papua New Guinea.
Port Moresby, 11 December 2018 – A discussion held among organisations that work on anti-corruption will enable them to strengthen their partnership to address corruption in Papua New Guinea.
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.
The Bougainville disaster centre including NGO's recently completed a course about procedures to respond to disasters. With support from the National Disaster Centre & UNDP, this is to prepare the region for disaster response in future.
Kainake, 26 September 2018 – Dr Jeffrey Noro is a man on a mission. A dreamer, a leader, and an inspiration to many.
Port Moresby, 10 December 2018- Over fifty (50) stakeholders from the Government, the private sector and civil society have come together to discuss the development of a future scenario for engagement and investment in the Forestry Sector in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
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.

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population of youth

12 %

wage employment rate

2 712

gross national income (GNI) per capita


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