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  • Leaving No One Behind, Increasing Prosperity in PNG Mar 16, 2018

    “I have lived a long life. It’s been hard. I have seen too many women die while giving birth, or while on their way to seek medical help, children die because we could not get to a hospital on time. The nearest hospital is too far away. And to go, we needed car, and to go in a car, we needed roads.”

  • Trauma counsellors to be deployed across North Bougainville Mar 15, 2018

    Buka, 15 March 2018 – 17 specially trained trauma counsellors will be deployed this week to provide counselling services at the community level across North Bougainville region.

  • UN supports the Government of Papua New Guinea in its earthquake response efforts Mar 11, 2018

    Port Moresby, 11 March 2018 - Relief supplies are starting to be distributed in earthquake affected areas of Papua New Guinea, with water, food, shelter, medicine and the provision of health services identified as the priority needs.

  • UN mobilises International Support for PNG Earthquake Mar 6, 2018

    Port Moresby, 06 March 2018 - A team of six emergency experts from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) deployed to Papua New Guinea (PNG) to assist the government in response to the earthquake disaster efforts in the Highlands.

  • Call for mountain dialogue proposal Mar 2, 2018

    The Small Grants Programme is looking for an organisation that can initiate and host a high level dialogue between mountain communities and the Papua New Guinea government to discuss issues affecting their environment and their livelihoods.

  • New UN Resident Coordinator presents credentials to the Independent State of Papua New Guinea Feb 7, 2018

    The incoming United Nations Resident Coordinator for the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Mr. Gianluca Rampolla, presented his Credentials to the Hon. Mr. Rimbink Pato, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade on 7th February, officially taking up his post in-country.

  • Bougainville uses clean & green communications in referendum work Jan 29, 2018

    Buka, 29 January 2018 – The Autonomous Bougainville Government is embracing clean and green solutions in its communication work on the referendum.

  • Leaving no one behind: The healing powers of Patupatuai Dec 22, 2017

    Patupatuai, 19 December 2017 – On a good clear day, you can take a short drive just 20 minutes south of Buin in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville and find a tropical oasis; a place both verdant and lush, and with the sound of the ocean and the Solomon Sea just a few short steps away.

  • Businesses track sustainable development goals contribution Dec 13, 2017

    Port Moresby, 12 December 2017 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has partnered with the Business Council of Papua New Guinea to prepare a platform that maps business engagement with the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Conference to further promote women in politics Dec 11, 2017

    Buka, 11 December 2017 – The Autonomous Region of Bougainville is positioning itself as a progressive government, thanks in part to the continued push for female inclusion within policy, decision making and peace building processes.

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