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  • Community conservation receives support Nov 17, 2017

    Port Moresby, 17 November 2017 – Three communities in East New Britain Province are receiving additional K740, 000 to support conservation activities in their communities.

  • Leaving the kitchen behind - Bougainville women take the lead Nov 15, 2017

    Arawa, November 2017 - “It’s time for women to come out from behind the so-called kitchen walls. In Bougainvillean culture we haven’t always taken part in the decision-making process, but now we can.”

  • PNG shares its experience at COP23 Nov 14, 2017

    Port Moresby, PNG – An official Side Event hosted by UNDP and supported by the Papua New Guinea Government at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP23) in Bonn, on 16 November will provide a platform for PNG to share with other countries its experiences on how REDD+ can contribute to achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and PNG’s National Determined Contribution (NDC).

  • New cash crops provide a buzz in the Baining’s Nov 8, 2017

    Arabam, May 2017 – “I want to be able to provide for my family, and now I feel better placed to do so,” said Julius Tepemes, a farmer from the community of Arabam in East New Britain.

  • Sustainable Development Goals and PNG Businesses Nov 3, 2017

    Richa Verma and Anjori Pasricha work for Socialcops, an Indian data analytics company based in New Delhi. They visited Papua New Guinea in September, as part of a UNDP project to assist businesses track their contribution to the country’s development and specially the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We discussed their observations at the end of their first two week visit. This is what they had to say.

  • Disaster Risk Management project to assist Rigo District Nov 2, 2017

    Rigo, November 2017 - Papua New Guinea is prone to regular natural disasters. The country faces a steady threat from a wide range of hazards including floods, cyclones, landslides, drought and earthquakes, among others.

  • Hansard Training to Boost PNG’s Parliamentary Oversight Role Oct 25, 2017

    Port Moresby, 25 October 2017– The crucial role of Hansard in supporting Parliaments in many countries to undertake their full constitutional mandate in representing the interests of citizens, legislating and providing oversight of the executive branch of government, is an area that is not often publicised.

  • Papua New Guinea, leading the way on SDG 17; Partnerships Oct 12, 2017

    "It's all about localisation and partnerships. Papua New Guinea (PNG) has an opportunity to be a global leader in this space. These are very exciting times."

  • Disaster Risks threaten Western Highlands and Simbu Provinces Oct 12, 2017

    Port Moresby, 12 October 2017– Western Highlands and Simbu, like other Highlands provinces, are prone to many different hazards including floods, landslides, droughts and frosts.

  • PNG launches National REDD+ Strategy Oct 6, 2017

    Port Moresby, 6 October 2017 – The Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) officially launched its National REDD+ Strategy (NRS) 2017-2017 at the Grand Papua Hotel in Port Moresby today.

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