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  • Strengthening women’s political participation in Papua New Guinea Oct 7, 2016

    In partnership with the Registry of Political Parties in PNG, UN Development Programme held a session on gender mainstreaming strategies for political parties. The session aimed to support political parties in creating equal opportunities for participation of women and advise on effective gender equality mechanisms in the run up to 2017 National General Elections.

  • SDGs: from global goals to national implementation Oct 7, 2016

    To support Papua New Guinea in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Department of National Planning and Monitoring organized a national workshop on SDG implementation and localization.

  • Small Grants Program Calls for Proposals for Stakeholder Workshop Oct 4, 2016

    SGP call for proposal for Stakeholder Workshop is now opened.

  • PNG’s “Phones Against Corruption” initiative recognized globally Oct 3, 2016

    “Phones Against Corruption” initiative from Papua New Guinea received a global GovInsider Innovation Awards as the “best citizen engagement” project. The project was recognized as one of the most innovative public sector practices from across Asia. The award was presented at the Innovation Labs World, global event held in Singapore last week.

  • National survey on workforce skills needs launched Sep 29, 2016
  • Roy Trivedy: Statement on the International Day of Peace Sep 20, 2016

    Today is the World’s Peace Day which is dedicated to peace, absence of violence and hostility. Across the world we see that conflicts and violence are undermining nations, regions communities and individuals (women, men, girls and boys).

  • Up-scaling ICT for Bougainville Parliament Sep 20, 2016

    Over 30 parliamentarians from the Bougainville House of Representatives (BHOR) received certificates last week after completing a week long computer training in Buka Town. The training is the first of series of planned Information, Communications Technology (ICT) training to upscale the use of ICT among Parliamentarians in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB).

  • UN calls for a move to prioritize SDGs Sep 12, 2016

    In the run-up to the first anniversary of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN in Papua New Guinea urges Leaders to prioritize SDGs in a bid to ensure good implementation.

  • UNDP launches Private Sector and Foundation Strategy for the Sustainable Development Goals Sep 1, 2016

    UNDP launched new Private Sector and Foundations Strategy (PSF) for the Sustainable Development Goals 2016–2020 that defines how UNDP plans to engage with – and work on – sustainable development issues with the private sector and philanthropic foundations.

  • Bougainville celebrates 15 years of peace Sep 1, 2016

    The UN Resident Coordinator in Papua New Guinea, Roy Trivedy joined the President of the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG), the High Commissioners from Fiji and New Zealand High Commission, high-level representatives from Australian mission along with hundreds of Bougainvillians to commemorate 15 years since the signing of the Bougainville Peace Agreement in 2001.