Autonomous Bougainville Government sets up special committee to support SDGs
Jul 13, 2017
Buka, 13 July 2017– In a historic move, the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) has established a Parliamentary Committee for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to support the universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all Bougainvilleans (PNG) by 2030.
Parliamentary clerks fly in to support PNG Parliament staff
Jul 11, 2017
Port Moresby, 11 July 2017 – The National Parliament of Papua New Guinea in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is hosting a two-day seminar for parliament secretariat staff to help them prepare for administering a new government.
Historic conservation agreement signed for East and West New Britain
Jul 6, 2017
Port Moresby, 06 July 2017 – In a historic day for conservation in Papua New Guinea, a PGK1.5m agreement has been signed to promote biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in the provinces of East and West New Britain.
PNG Businesses position themselves behind the Sustainable Development Goals
Jun 30, 2017
Port Moresby, 30 June 2017 – The Business Council of Papua New Guinea, The Port Moresby Chamber of Commerce and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have joined forces to help businesses learn about how they can achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS).
How I ended up interning at the UNDP in Papua New-Guinea
Jun 29, 2017
Read about UNDP's intern, Guido Maschhaupt who spent two months in Papua New Guinea and has a lot to share. Guido has spent two months in PNG and has visited Domil in Jiwaka Province.
International observers briefed and rolling out across PNG
Jun 27, 2017
Port Moresby, 27 June 2017 – Election observers from Fiji, Solomon Islands and Japan are among international groups trained and accredited by the Papua New Guinea Electoral Commission (PNGEC), who are now visiting polling locations around the country to support the national elections.
IT Resource Centre to transform parliament for Bougainville
Jun 16, 2017
Port Moresby, June 16, 2017 - Members of the Bougainville House of Representatives (BHOR) will now be able to access high-tech IT services to support to parliamentarians to work more efficiently, thanks to funding from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
A step closer to better management of disasters in PNG
Jun 16, 2017
Port Moresby, June 16, 2017 - Papua New Guinea has taken another significant step towards establishing a National Disaster Risk Framework, with a newly formed Technical Working Group meeting last week at the National Disaster Centre to support the development of the Framework.
World TV Award for ‘Best Documentary’ brought home to PNG by EMTV
Jun 13, 2017
Port Moresby, June 13, 2017- Today EMTV showcased its international award for ‘Best Documentary’ for the film ‘Driving the Change’ in Port Moresby, following the World TV Awards in China.
UNDP urges PNG to protect its biodiversity on World Environment Day June 5
Jun 5, 2017
Port Moresby, June 5, 2017 - On World Environment Day, representatives from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) urged Papua New Guineans to support further protections for the country's unique environment.