New Zealand pledges US$1 million to support Bougainville referendum
Apr 19, 2018
Port Moresby, 18 April 2018 – The Government of New Zealand has strengthened its support to the National Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG), the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through a one-million-dollar (US) contribution to UNDP’s Bougainville Referendum Support Project (BRSP).
Tsunami drills piloted in two provinces
Apr 9, 2018
Alotau, Monday 09 April 2018 – More than 600 students in Alotau and Kokopo are the first to participate in tsunami evacuation drills in Papua New Guinea.
Creating partnerships crucial in lead up to independence referendum
Apr 7, 2018
Buka, April 2018 - “We need to restore our credibility in Bougainville, and to do that we need to engage with respected partners on the ground. One of those, no doubt, is UNDP.”
Evodia’s ward are well informed of tsunami
Apr 6, 2018
52- year old Evodia Stanley is a woman with a lot on her mind.
More government agencies join fight against corruption
Apr 4, 2018
Port Moresby, 4 April 2018– The award winning anti-corruption initiative by the Department of Finance and United Nations Development Programme, ‘Phones Against Corruption’, is expanding to include 44 government agencies.
Volcanic eruptions, coastal erosion, landslides and flooding - is Madang the disaster capital of PNG?
Apr 3, 2018
Madang, 3rd April 2018 - “Unfortunately, we have it all. Madang is a province that is prone to many types of disasters. Marine disasters such as coastal erosion and rising sea levels, landslides and flooding, and volcanic eruptions on Manam Island.”
Josephine, only female with a ministerial position in the Bougainville House of Representatives
Mar 30, 2018
Josephine Getsi is the only female within the Autonomous Bougainville Government to hold a ministerial position, and the only female to be elected to an open seat by her constituents across both the Bougainville House of Reps and PNG's National Parliament.
UN emergency fund releases US$9.2 (K30 million) to assist Highlands earthquake disaster response
Mar 29, 2018
Port Moresby, 29 March 2018: The United Nations in Papua New Guinea has mobilized an additional USD 9.2million (K30 million) from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for the highlands earthquake disaster in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
New first class ICT facility for Papua New Guinea
Mar 27, 2018
Port Moresby, 27 March 2018 – A partnership among the Government of Papua New Guinea, the Government of India and the United Nations Development Programme will increase the capacity of ICT in the country.
Celebrating Forests and Sustainable Cities
Mar 21, 2018
We often hear people talk about the forests of Papua New Guinea. How these forests remain among the largest in-tact forests in the world. How these forests are home to approximately 7% of the world’s biodiversity. How these forests are a living resource.