Creating partnerships crucial in lead up to independence referendum
Apr 7, 2018
Buka, April 2018 - “We need to restore our credibility in Bougainville, and to do that we need to engage with respected partners on the ground. One of those, no doubt, is UNDP.”
Evodia’s ward are well informed of tsunami
Apr 6, 2018
52- year old Evodia Stanley is a woman with a lot on her mind.
Volcanic eruptions, coastal erosion, landslides and flooding - is Madang the disaster capital of PNG?
Apr 3, 2018
Madang, 3rd April 2018 - “Unfortunately, we have it all. Madang is a province that is prone to many types of disasters. Marine disasters such as coastal erosion and rising sea levels, landslides and flooding, and volcanic eruptions on Manam Island.”
Josephine, only female with a ministerial position in the Bougainville House of Representatives
Mar 30, 2018
Josephine Getsi is the only female within the Autonomous Bougainville Government to hold a ministerial position, and the only female to be elected to an open seat by her constituents across both the Bougainville House of Reps and PNG's National Parliament.
Celebrating Forests and Sustainable Cities
Mar 21, 2018
We often hear people talk about the forests of Papua New Guinea. How these forests remain among the largest in-tact forests in the world. How these forests are home to approximately 7% of the world’s biodiversity. How these forests are a living resource.
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.”
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.
PNG’s Goal: A Commitment to Conserve Natural Resources and Environment for future generations
Nov 23, 2017
Papua New Guinea (PNG) is known for its diverse, pristine natural environment and equally rich culture. This keeps the people inherently attached to their land as well as its natural features. The nation is one of the most naturally rich and diverse of any in the world, containing a remarkable 7% of the world’s biodiversity in just 1% of the Earth’s land mass.
Pawa meris of Pari rehabilitate their coastline to fight climate change
Nov 20, 2017
Pari, November 2017, Geua Sasala is what Papua New Guineans would describe as a Pawa Meri; a Tok Pisin term defining a woman who is strong and powerful, and not afraid of ruffling a few feathers.
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.”