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  • 20 May 2013
    Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) in Papua New Guinea

    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
    Contribution agreement signed between European Commission and UNDP PNG

    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
    Service improvement (DSIP, PSIP and LLGSIP) awareness workshop completed

    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.

  • 23 Apr 2013
    PNG Practice Parliament for Women - Remarks by David McLachlan-Karr, UNDP Resident Representative

    Remarks by David McLachlan-Karr, UNDP Resident Representative in the PNG Practice Parliament for women that have brought together and given an opportunity to showcase to the voters and the community what a group of Papau New Guinean women can do if actually elected to Parliament.

  • 19 Apr 2013
    Address of the UN RC at the closing ceremony of the GIS training

    The UN RC remarked that in order to make development sustainable, we need to understand the risks posed by hazards to development and systematically incorporate hazard consideration into development planning process.

  • 08 Apr 2013
    Advance MapInfo training completed successfully

    An advance MapInfo training was conducted from the 8th – 19th April, 2013 under the “Disaster Risk Management Mainstreaming Program for Papua New Guinea” which is jointly implemented by UNDP, SOPAC and National Disaster Centre of Papua New Guinea. The main objective of the training was to provide participants with an overview of the potential benefits of using Geographical Information System (GIS) for disaster risk management and other potential applications.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    National Disaster Centre commenced the review of the Disaster Management Act

    The National Disaster Centre of Papua New Guinea has commenced the review of the existing Disaster Management Act with technical assistance from PNG Constitutional Law Reform Commission. Earlier UNDP assisted the Government of PNG strengthen the current DRM governance arrangements through revision of the National Disaster Risk Management Plan (NDRM Plan) that provided an institutional framework for DRM at all levels and paved the way for the revision of the existing DM legislation.

  • 20 Feb 2013
    PCaB Support to the Autonomous Region of Bougainville

    The PCaB Management visited the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (ARB) on the 25th – 26th Feb 2013. The travelling team included the Chief Technical Specialist Mr. Tito Balboa, National Program Coordinator Mr. Sam Erepan and ENB Provincial Support Advisor Mr. Geoffrey Kedeke. The trip was part of the awareness of the program to extend its technical support to the ARB in 2013 and onwards.

  • 10 Dec 2012
    Excellence in Anti-Corruption Reporting Media Awards 2012 - Speech by Mr. David McLachlan-Karr, UNDP

    Speaking on the occasion the RC remarked that corruption negatively impacts Papua New Guinea’s achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and all future work in equitable human development. As such, tackling corruption requires the strong commitment of government, but it also requires the support of civil society, including the media, to hold the government accountable for what it does on behalf of its citizens.

  • 24 Oct 2012
    UN Day 2012: The Future We Want - Speech by Mr. David McLachlan-Karr, UN Resident Coordinator

    The RC remarked that UN is committed to working closely alongside the PNG Government, and with all our development partners, to find solutions and bring about sustainable development in PNG. In March this year, the UN agencies. funds and programmes in PNG signed the UN Development Assistance Framework UNDAF – the cornerstone of our collective work – for the period 2012-2015. The UNDAF is closely aligned with national development aspirations of the Medium-term Development Plan 2011-2015, the Development Strategic Plan and the Vision 2050.