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  • PNG discussed progress on gender-based violenceAug 30, 2016The Department for Community Development and Religion and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Papua New Guinea organized a final conference to review the work on gender-based violence and discuss future steps.

  • 15th Anniversary of the signing of the Bougainville Peace Agreement || Statement from the UN Resident CoordinatorAug 30, 2016Statement from UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative, Roy Trivedy on the occasion of the 15th Anniversary of the signing of the Bougainville Peace Agreement.

  • New Hansard system installed at Bougainville’s ParliamentAug 29, 2016New Hansard recording system has been installed at the Bougainville Parliament enabling it to record and transcribe its sessions and proceedings.

  • Living on the frontlineAug 18, 2016Mama Bii is a single mother. Her dream is to educate her only son and give him a brighter future. She was close to realizing that plan – her son is in his final school year – until this year’s flood devastated all her crop and the only fertile piece of land she had.

  • UN hails upcoming Development Forum in JiwakaAug 10, 2016UN is pleased to join development partners and Government representatives in Jiwaka Province for a Development Forum next week. The 2-day forum, organized by Jiwaka Provincial Government, is an opportunity to share challenges faced by the province in its development and discuss opportunities for improvements.

  • Are you for plastic-free Port Moresby?Aug 8, 2016"As cities around the world embark on campaigns to reduce plastic usage, Port Moresby is well positioned to join this movement and become plastic-free city” – says UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative, Roy Trivedy.

  • PNG to develop information systems for disastersJul 27, 2016Small-scale natural disasters such as flash floods and landslides have the potential to cumulatively impact communities harder over the course of years – yet they receive far less attention as compared to major disasters. To improve the situation, there is a need to put in place a good information system for disasters, says a United Nations (UN) Disaster Information expert.

  • Autonomous Bougainville Government Parliamentarians return to Bougainville from Peacebuilding Training in FijiJul 8, 2016Members of the Bougainville House of Representatives including the Regional Member for Bougainville and Minister for Bougainville Affairs Hon. Joe Lera, and the Clerk of the Bougainville House of Representatives Mr. Robert Tapi, recently returned from a five-day training organized by the United Nations Development Programme on Parliament and Peacebuilding. The training was held from 20-24 June 2016.

  • Providing Food and Nutrition support to vulnerable communities in Papua New GuineaJul 7, 2016As part of the overall El Niño response, the UN country team and the Government of PNG are working closely to provide relief and recovery support to the most affected communities in the country. Targeted food and nutrition interventions have been rolled out for the affected communities in Enga and Hela provinces. Food distribution is also expected to start for a number of communities in Milne Bay provinces.

  • New system helps to boost Government’s accountabilityJun 21, 2016Timely reporting on public expenditure across PNG has improved by 41% within the last 3 months, since PNG’s Department of Finance introduced a new monitoring and evaluation tool. Before the introduction, only 9 districts out 89 submitted reports on time, now the number increased to 37 districts.