SDG Champions fly to Bougainville for Community Rugby Festival
Jul 26, 2017
Port Moresby, July 25, 2017 – Three elite Papua New Guinea athletes, who were recently appointed as Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Champions, will attend the Bougainville Community Rugby Festival this week to raise awareness of the global goals.
Bougainville Rugby club captains become ambassadors for Peace and the Sustainable Development Goals
Jul 21, 2017
Buka, July 11, 2017 – Members of the Bougainville Rugby Union that attended the forum facilitated by UNDP to be ambassadors of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Five regions targeted for Tsunami Preparedness Project
Jul 19, 2017
Port Moresby, July 17, 2017 – Five schools in tsunami-prone regions in Papua New Guinea (PNG) will benefit from a new tsunami preparedness project developed under the leadership of the National Disaster Centre (NDC).
PNG partnering with parliamentary clerks globally to support democracy
Jul 17, 2017
Port Moresby, 10 July 2017 – “Usually when I tell people I work at the parliament, they think that I take notes like a court reporter.”
Autonomous Bougainville Government sets up special committee to support SDGs
Jul 13, 2017
Buka, 13 July 2017– In a historic move, the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) has established a Parliamentary Committee for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to support the universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all Bougainvilleans (PNG) by 2030.
Parliamentary clerks fly in to support PNG Parliament staff
Jul 11, 2017
Port Moresby, 11 July 2017 – The National Parliament of Papua New Guinea in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is hosting a two-day seminar for parliament secretariat staff to help them prepare for administering a new government.
Historic conservation agreement signed for East and West New Britain
Jul 6, 2017
Port Moresby, 06 July 2017 – In a historic day for conservation in Papua New Guinea, a PGK1.5m agreement has been signed to promote biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in the provinces of East and West New Britain.
PNG Businesses position themselves behind the Sustainable Development Goals
Jun 30, 2017
Port Moresby, 30 June 2017 – The Business Council of Papua New Guinea, The Port Moresby Chamber of Commerce and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have joined forces to help businesses learn about how they can achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS).
How I ended up interning at the UNDP in Papua New-Guinea
Jun 29, 2017
Read about UNDP's intern, Guido Maschhaupt who spent two months in Papua New Guinea and has a lot to share. Guido has spent two months in PNG and has visited Domil in Jiwaka Province.
International observers briefed and rolling out across PNG
Jun 27, 2017
Port Moresby, 27 June 2017 – Election observers from Fiji, Solomon Islands and Japan are among international groups trained and accredited by the Papua New Guinea Electoral Commission (PNGEC), who are now visiting polling locations around the country to support the national elections.