United Nations: private sector plays a vital role in advancing the Sustainable Development GoalsFeb 11, 2016The UN Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the National Fishery Authority of PNG is designing a new initiative aiming to improve the condition of fisheries and their habitats in the Arafura Timor Seas region.
Papua New Guinea joins regional initiative to address sustainable management of fisheriesFeb 10, 2016The UN Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the National Fishery Authority of PNG is designing a new initiative aiming to improve the condition of fisheries and their habitats in the Arafura Timor Seas region.
International experts visited PNG to discuss the development of Papua New Guinea’s public servicesFeb 1, 2016Port Moresby, 3 February, 2016 - In collaboration with the Government of PNG, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized an international experts mission to discuss potential partnerships in the area of public service delivery.
Peer Review - Protected AreasJun 13, 2015Papua New Guinea is a step closer to having a new protected area legislation to implement the National Protected Area Policy 2014
Papua New Guinea Reckons With Unmet Development GoalsMay 27, 2015As Papua New Guinea celebrates 40 years of independence, 2015 marks a defining year for the largest Pacific Island nation, set to record 15 percent GDP growth this year. However, unless the government tightens up its policies, the country will likely fail to achieve any of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) despite making significant progress in the past few years.
The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme invests in BIMA to provide Microinsurance productsMay 21, 2015The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) and Bima launched a partnership to provide micro insurance products in rural Papua New Guinea (PNG), including the Highlands Region. PFIP’s partnership and investment in Bima is made possible through the support of the European Union and the Australian Government, and through the commitment of the Bank of Papua New Guinea (BPNG) and its Governor, Loi Bakani.
PNG continues building its REDD+ national capacityMay 21, 2015The Papuan New Guinea Government welcomed the next chapter in building its capacity for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+).
Papua New Guinea Forest Authority receives assistance from UN-REDD Programme and EU to develop first National Forest InventoryMay 20, 2015The project is funded by the European Union (EUR 5.8 million), UNDP under the UN-REDD Programme (EUR 2 million) and is implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the PNG Forest Authority. The project is expected to be completed by September 2017.
Sustainable development goals: all you need to knowMay 13, 2015The countdown has begun to September’s summit on the sustainable development goals, with national governments now discussing the 17 goals that could transform the world by 2030.
UNDP kicks off training support to 2015 Bougainville electionsApr 30, 2015UNDP is starting a comprehensive training programme focusing on election Scrutineers, Returning Officers, and Media in Bougainville.
- Call to Action for business communities As the United Nations system in PNG, we invite the business community to partner with us on advancing the Sustainable Development Goals and bringing your business to a new level. Some inspiring examples: Michelin (tyre company) has created an innovative business model to recycle tyres – which allowed the company create additional revenues and facilitate better resource use. SAB Miller (Brewers) in South Africa engaged with local communities through a ‘beyond the breweries’ approach that helped the company to reduce its water usage by 23 billion litres over a few years. TNT (courier delivery services company) is partnering with the UN in Pakistan and other countries to help reduce hunger through transport, logistics and warehousing support after earthquakes. How about your business? There are opportunities in every sector for all businesses – small or large. Let's partner! http://bit.ly/1QWNFGy Thursday AT 06:30 PM
- Our new initiative to address sustainable management of fisheries is out! We will work with the Government of PNG to preserve unique marine habitat of Papua New Guinea for the benefit of people who depend on it and the future. Read more http://bit.ly/20MzNH5 Wednesday AT 07:31 PM
- Kids from Mosiaha Village enjoying clean water supply that was built under the leadership of the Sibalai People within our Community-led MDG Acceleration project. We are happy for them, and you? Read more http://bit.ly/23TxuRB 08 February AT 06:46 PM
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