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04 Apr 2014
“Let’s make the money work for the people,” says UN Development Chief During Second Official Visit to Papua New Guinea
UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group Helen Clark returned to Papua New Guinea (PNG) this week for a three-day visit focused on the country’s development priorities, and UNDP’s role in supporting them.
04 Apr 2014
As part of her visit to Papua New Guinea (PNG), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Miss Helen Clark met with private sector leaders to hear about how the UN can support the sector’s development in the country.
03 Apr 2014
As part of a recent three-day tour of Papua New Guinea (PNG), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) Managing Director, Miss Helen Clark commended steps made to improve financial literacy for women across PNG.
18 Mar 2014
A Learning Training workshop was conducted by the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme on 18 and 19 March 2014 to share general information on the program, grant approval processes and project results expected from individual projects.
08 Mar 2014
This year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth. No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality.
06 Mar 2014
The UNDP, Australian Aid and GovPNG’s Provincial Capacity Building (PCaB) programme recently launched a Social Accountability (SA) approach in order to get citizens’ perceptions on the quality of public services delivered to the provinces and districts.
01 Mar 2014
The National Project Coordinator of the UNDP & Australian Aid’s Provincial Capacity Building (PCaB) programme was interviewed last week by the local newspaper “The National” .
25 Feb 2014
The Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Program launching took place on Wednesday 25th February 2014 in Lamana, Port Moresby, officiated by the Acting Secretary for Department of Finance, Dr. Ken Ngangan.
15 Dec 2013
The islands of Bougainville (formerly North Solomons Province) are an integral, but autonomous region of Papua New Guinea (PNG). In 2001, the Bougainville Peace Agreement (BPA) was signed between the national Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) and leaders representing the people of Bougainville.
29 Nov 2013
Stakeholders driving financial inclusion in PNG gathered over two days this week to discuss the implications of the Diaries findings for achieving the National Financial Inclusion target of 1 million by end of 2015.
28 Nov 2013
Workshop held to discuss translation of wealth from natural resource extraction into sustainable human development
UNDP held a consultative workshop on human development in collaboration with the Government in Port Moresby to discuss discussed UNDP’s second National Human Development Report (NHDR) with the theme of ‘From Nature to People: Translating Resource Wealth into Sustainable Human Development’.
26 Nov 2013
The PNG UNREDD+ Programme has held a 2 days REDD+ Training workshop in Lorengau, Manus Province on the 26-27th of November 2013. The workshop was basically to validate the REDD+ training manual and in a way, awareness on Climate Change and REDD+ was carried out during the event. A total of 21 participants, mainly government officials from the provincial government, few from the local level government and resource owners attended the training.
09 Oct 2013
The one-day national workshop on Awareness Raising organised by the UN REDD PNG Programme held on September 11th 2013 was a success and a step forward.
12 Sep 2013
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) launched its Asia-Pacific Regional Report ‘Leveraging Change for Better Lives’ in New York today, highlighting a string of successful programmes implemented between 2008 and 2012 in the region.
03 Sep 2013
“Working together to build an inclusive, sustainable and resilient Asia-Pacific”: UN Development Chief for Asia and the Pacific
New York, 2 September, 2013 - Mr. Haoliang Xu assumes his role as the new Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today.
03 Aug 2013
Updates Rapid Assessment of Institutional Readiness to Deliver Gender-Based Violence and HIV Services
NACS in Partnership with UNDP is pleased to share the recently released Rapid Assessment of Institutional Readiness to Deliver Gender-Based Violence and HIV Services in Five Provinces of Papua New Guinea, jointly conducted by PNG National AIDS Council Secretariat and UNDP.
24 Jun 2013
The National Economic and Fiscal Commission (NEFC) organized a series of regional workshop on the issue of “Intergovernmental Financing and Service Delivery”. The workshops carried out in Alotau from 22 to 24 May for the Southern region; in Lae from 4 to 6 June for the Momasse region and East New Britain from 18 to 20 June for the New Guinea Island region.
20 May 2013
The Government of Papua New Guinea’s Department of Finance, has embarked on the implementation of Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) in conducting a self-assessment and diagnostics of the country’s Public Financial Management System (PFMS).
16 May 2013
A contribution agreement has been signed between the EU and UNDP country office in PNG to implement a disaster risk management project titled “Reducing Risk and Building Community Resilience in Autonomous Region of Bougainville’. The project, with a budget of 540,000 Euros will be implemented over a period of 18 months.
25 Apr 2013
The much talked Service Improvement Programs (DSIP/PSIP/LLGSIP) workshop got underway last week on the 17-18th April 2013 in Port Moresby at Hideaway Hotel. This workshop catered for stakeholders from Gulf and Central provinces and the National Capital District. In attendance were Provincial Administrators with their Deputies, District Administrators, LLG Managers/Presidents and Provincial/District Treasurers.
- "I believe that a woman can do any job as long as she is determined, works hard and does her best. Women can and should play important roles in society," says Chantavone Inthavongsy, the first Lao woman to become a Senior Explosive Expert for UXO Clearance Laos On #EmpowerTuesday, read her story: http://on.undp.org/zpYGX 3 hours ago
- "I want to be an example for other women who experience domestic abuse and show it is possible to overcome it" says Ligia, an outspoken community advocate who stood up to her abuser. She now helps other survivors of domestic violence in Nicaragua. On #EmpowerTuesday, read Ligia's story: http://on.undp.org/zpXMY 9 hours ago
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