UNDP funds 12 new conservation graduates
Aug 22, 2017
Port Moresby, 22 August 2017– The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is funding 12 new graduate positions in the Papua New Guinea Government to support the nation’s Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (CEPA).
OUTCOME STATEMENT Forum on Women Candidates’ Participation in the 2017 PNG Election
Aug 21, 2017
Port Moresby, 21 August 2018 – No women will be sitting in the 10th Parliament when it holds its first session on August 22, even though 167 women contested as candidates in the recent elections, more women than have ever before nominated for the PNG National Parliament.
Workshops preparing provinces for disasters
Aug 18, 2017
Port Moresby, 18 August 2017 – Workshops to improve disaster management systems are being implemented in four pilot provinces and the Autonomous Region of Bougainville in August and September by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the National Disaster Centre (NDC).
Report finds 80% of employers say skills shortages hinder hiring
Aug 10, 2017
Port Moresby, 10 August 2017 – A new report by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Papua New Guinea’s labour market has found that skill shortages are a major hindernace to employment growth.
Workshop supports national plan to tackle climate change
Aug 9, 2017
Port Moresby, 9 August 2017 – Papua New Guinea (PNG) has taken its first step towards developing a National Adaptation Plan to outline the country’s strategy for adapting to the threats of climate change.
Achieving the SDGs, it is everyone's business
Aug 8, 2017
A universal approach: Why the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) must not be done in isolation. In 2013, a distinguished panel of prime ministers, leaders from civil society, private sector and government from across the globe provided a landmark report on the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
Time for PNG to reflect as no women elected to parliament
Aug 3, 2017
Port Moresby, 3 August 2017 – The United Nations Development Programme has joined the Registrar of Political Parties, the Chief Ombudsman and the highest polling female candidate in the national elections to call for political leaders, governments and voters to commit to real change to progress female participation in politics, after no women were elected to the 2017 Papua New Guinea Parliament.
SDG Champions return from successful Bougainville mission
Aug 1, 2017
Buka, 1 August 2017 – Elite Papua New Guinea athletes on their first mission to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB) have achieved great success in the region's communities and schools.
UNDP engages private sector to improve PNG’s climate and weather information
Jul 27, 2017
Lae (Morobe Province), 27 July 2017 – A group of 20 leaders in agribusiness, economic development and agricultural research attended a workshop to discuss a new proposal for funding to assist Papua New Guinea to respond to the challenges of climate change.
SDG Champions fly to Bougainville for Community Rugby Festival
Jul 26, 2017
Port Moresby, July 25, 2017 – Three elite Papua New Guinea athletes, who were recently appointed as Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Champions, will attend the Bougainville Community Rugby Festival this week to raise awareness of the global goals.