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21 May 2015
The Papuan New Guinea Government welcomed the next chapter in building its capacity for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+).
21 May 2015
The 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.
20 May 2015
PNG Forest Authority receives assistance from UN-REDD Programme and EU to develop first National Forest Inventory
The 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.
13 May 2015
The 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.
09 May 2015
Since Matt Hansen and his team at the University of Maryland released their study of global forest loss and gain about 18 months ago in Science magazine, the ‘Hansen data’ has become one of the most widely-used sources of information for those interested in unbiased, objective analyses of forest cover change around the world. There is no doubt that this resource has the potential to advance understanding of forest dynamics at the global scale and to sharpen the focus of REDD+ programmes and planning.
08 May 2015
On UNDP’s support to international election observation groups during the 2015 Bougainville general elections
In January 2015, the Government of PNG and the Autonomous Bougainville Government requested that the UN establish an electoral assistance project to address a number of gaps and to complement the efforts of other international development partners.
04 May 2015
“Impartiality and non-partisanship are crucial principles for a journalist to observe while covering elections.” This was one of the messages that Jennifer Nkui, a journalist from New Dawn FM, retained following a training event for local and national media in Bougainville on 30 April 2015.
30 Apr 2015
UNDP is starting a comprehensive training programme focusing on election Scrutineers, Returning Officers, and Media in Bougainville.
28 Apr 2015
The Office of the Bougainville Electoral Commissioner (OBEC) has today announced the start of a media accreditation process for the coverage of the 2015 elections.
23 Apr 2015
UNDP to work with the Government of Papua New Guinea to establish early-warning system to fight floods
UNDP in partnership with the Office of Climate Change and Development (OCCD) will start developing early-warning systems for inland and coastal flooding to enable local communities to cope with the floods and enhance country’s capacity to adapt to flood-related risks.
14 Apr 2015
The United Nations Development Programme’s Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (UNDP GEF SGP) opens a call for grant applications under 5th Operational Phase.
10 Apr 2015
Two public officials in Papua New Guinea have been arrested for fund mismanagement of more than 2 million US dollars. Five more are waiting for court decisions, and approximately other 250 cases are being investigated - thanks to "Phones Against Corruption" initiative.
09 Apr 2015
Best 40 ideas are selected for the first Papua New Guinea’s business plan competition, the Kumul Game Changers. Ideas were selected from over 300 applications by emerging Papua New Guinean entrepreneurs.
02 Apr 2015
Port Moresby receives 1.1 million Kina to establish Family and Sexual Violence Action Committee Secretariat and GBV training center
National Capital City of Port Moresby will receive 1.1 million Kina from the Governor of National Capital District to establish Family and Sexual Violence Action Committee (FSVAC) Secretariat and a GBV training center.
01 Apr 2015
Three senior UN electoral experts have arrived in Papua New Guinea to assist the Bougainville Electoral Commissioner in holding the Bougainville elections, in May 2015.
26 Mar 2015
Economic growth brought by extractive industries is not enough - we need to translate resource wealth into human development
The United Nations reminded that economic growth recorded in Papua New Guinea over the last decades from extractive industries is insufficient for human development if it does not translate into benefits for all citizens.
26 Mar 2015
The new Forest Carbon Partnership Facility project was launched yesterday by the Office of Climate Change and Development and the United Nations Development Programme in Port Moresby.
20 Mar 2015
Effective forest management strategies are crucial in fighting climate change and advancing Papua New Guinea’s development, say UN experts ahead of the International Day of Forests, March 21.
- 19 Mar 2015
16 Mar 2015
Tulele Peisa, a community-based organization working on resettling Cartaret Islanders threatened by rising sea levels, received Equator Prize award from the UN head in PNG. The event took place in Arawa and is a follow up to a global award ceremony that took place in New York last year.
- Bougainville with the eyes of UN Resident Coordinator, Roy Trivedy. Pictures taken from the last week's visit of the team to Bougainville to see the progress of the UN Electoral mission support to the 2015 General Elections. Friday AT 07:00 PM
- Our team visiting Bougainville to see the progress of the UN Electoral mission support to the 2015 General Elections. Ongoing support includes training of scrutineers, media personnel and coordination of observer missions in the 3 regions of Bougainville. "We were privileged to witness voting in the Panguna area which was closed off for past 24 years and did not participate in past elections. Our presence there was appreciated by the local Meekamui leaders" says Julie Bukikun, head of Governance team @UNDP. 20 May AT 07:00 PM
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