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Investing in Green Commodities to improve community livelihoods for people in Pomio district, East New Britain

Port Moresby, 20 June 2019– The communities of Pomio District, East New Britain are gaining momentum in their efforts to break into new global markets with their local cocoa products.  


Papua New Guinea’s Innovative Drive Against Corruption is a Spark for Change in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

The Papua New Guinea’s Phones Against Corruption initiative driven by the finance department and supported by UNDP have received regional and global attention as one of most innovative approach to…  


Review of PNG’s Climate Change (Manangement) Act hits First Milestone

Kimbe, West New Britain, 12 June 2019- The Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) has commenced stakeholder consultations across all regions with the first of four stakeholder consultations…  


USAID partnership to support communities address climate change

Port Moresby, 07 June 2019– Today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have agreed to collaborate more closely to…  


UNDP urge PNG to protect its incredible and unique natural wonders

World Environment Day is celebrated on the 5th of June every year. The event is used by the United Nations and its members to encourage action to protect our environment.  


Improving efficiency in forestry planning in PNG underway

Bialla, West New Britain, 04 June 2019: Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) forests play a vital role in the economy and wellbeing of the country.  


Papua New Guinea welcomes new UNDP head of mission

Port Moresby, Tuesday 15 May 2019 – Mr Dirk Wagener is the new UNDP Resident Representative in Papua New Guinea (PNG).  


World Press Freedom Day celebrates media for democracy

Port Moresby, May 3, 2019 – Today is World Press Freedom Day, which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom and the essential role the press plays in promoting democracy throughout the…  


Senior media representatives attend media dialogue on the Bougainville Peace Agreement in Buka

Buka, Bougainville, 15tt April 2019 – As part of a joint initiative supported by the National Coordination Office for Bougainville Affairs, and the Autonomous Bougainville Government, UNDP and UNWomen…  


Two young Papua New Guineans to attend 2019 ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York

Port Moresby, 5 April 2019— Two young people from Papua New Guinea will travel to the United Nations Headquarters in New York next week to attend the Economic and Social Council Youth Forum, taking…  

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