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  • PNG Government seeks to strengthen the community’s voice on climate change and sustainable management of forests Feb 10, 2017

    Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change Development Authority (CCDA) is designing a system to help people resolve problems arising from the Government’s actions to combat climate change by reducing green house gas emissions (GHG) from deforestation and forest degradation.

  • "Driving The Change" - new documentary about Sustainable Development Goals in PNG Feb 8, 2017

    We are happy to announce the premier of our new documentary "Driving The Change". It's about the challenging journey of a remote community in Papua New Guinea, who - despite many difficulties - managed to bring economic development to its people, providing them with livelihood opportunities, water, electricity and many more. This is a journey of hard work, dedication and partnership for Sustainable Development Goals.

  • 6 ways UNDP engaged with young people in Asia and the Pacific in 2016 Feb 2, 2017

    With more than half of the world's young people living in Asia and the Pacific, they are a crucial partner in the race to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub and Country Offices have positioned themselves to be the partner of choice for youth empowerment and engagement in the region.

  • Kol blong aplikeisen: Meri instait long Paliment praktis trenin. Jan 31, 2017

    UN Divelopmen Progrem i tokaut long aplikeisen blong Meri instait long Paliment trenin long mon Mas 2017 long Pot Mosbi. Displa prektis trenin bai lukim ol PNG meri i lainim rot blong sanap long eleksen na rot blong politiks na lidasip, we bai iken kamapim bikpla sans blong ol meri insait long politiks na lidasip.

  • Community-Information Center opened in Bougainville Jan 23, 2017

    The first of its kind Community Information Centre was opened in the North Bougainville Region. Supported by the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Peacebuilding Fund, the Community Information Center will serve as a “one-stop shop” where visitors can learn about the work of the ABG and the national government on the Referendum and implementation of the Bougainville Peace Agreement.

  • UN Capital Development Fund celebrates its 50 year anniversary Jan 18, 2017

    The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), a sister agency of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is celebrating its 50th Anniversary.

  • Over 80% of PNG employers say skills shortages impede hiring Dec 14, 2016

    he UN Development Programme (UNDP) in PNG and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu have released preliminary findings of the joint survey on business’ skill needs, launched in September 2016. The survey has received over 230 responses from employers across all key sectors and locations of Papua New Guinea.

  • Bougainvillians keep walking and talking peace ! Dec 13, 2016

    Hailed a success, the Bougainville Peace Walk, held on Friday 9th of December 2016 in Buka Town, was a reminder for every Bougainvillean men, women and children to stand for peace, and peace by peaceful means.

  • UN Secretary General's Message on Human Rights Day Dec 8, 2016

    As United Nations Secretary-General over the last decade, I have repeatedly stressed the interdependence of the three pillars of the United Nations -- peace, sustainable development and human rights. Together, they form the basis of resilient and cohesive societies rooted in inclusion, justice and the rule of law.

  • UN calls for increased efforts to combat corruption as part of International Anti-Corruption Day Dec 7, 2016

    Every year on 9th of December the world celebrates International Anti-Corruption Day with an aim to raise public awareness of corruption and what people can do to fight it.

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