Updates Rapid Assessment of Institutional Readiness to Deliver Gender-Based Violence and HIV ServicesAug 3, 2013NACS in Partnership with UNDP is pleased to share the recently released Rapid Assessment of Institutional Readiness to Deliver Gender-Based Violence and HIV Services in Five Provinces of Papua New Guinea, jointly conducted by PNG National AIDS Council Secretariat and UNDP.
Inter-governmental Financing and Service Delivery Workshop completed successfullyJun 24, 2013The National Economic and Fiscal Commission (NEFC) organized a series of regional workshop on the issue of “Intergovernmental Financing and Service Delivery”. The workshops carried out in Alotau from 22 to 24 May for the Southern region; in Lae from 4 to 6 June for the Momasse region and East New Britain from 18 to 20 June for the New Guinea Island region.
Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) in Papua New GuineaMay 20, 2013The Government of Papua New Guinea’s Department of Finance, has embarked on the implementation of Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) in conducting a self-assessment and diagnostics of the country’s Public Financial Management System (PFMS).
Contribution agreement signed between European Commission and UNDP PNGMay 16, 2013A contribution agreement has been signed between the EU and UNDP country office in PNG to implement a disaster risk management project titled “Reducing Risk and Building Community Resilience in Autonomous Region of Bougainville’. The project, with a budget of 540,000 Euros will be implemented over a period of 18 months.
Service improvement (DSIP, PSIP and LLGSIP) awareness workshop completedApr 25, 2013The much talked Service Improvement Programs (DSIP/PSIP/LLGSIP) workshop got underway last week on the 17-18th April 2013 in Port Moresby at Hideaway Hotel. This workshop catered for stakeholders from Gulf and Central provinces and the National Capital District. In attendance were Provincial Administrators with their Deputies, District Administrators, LLG Managers/Presidents and Provincial/District Treasurers.
Advance MapInfo training completed successfullyApr 8, 2013An advance MapInfo training was conducted from the 8th – 19th April, 2013 under the “Disaster Risk Management Mainstreaming Program for Papua New Guinea” which is jointly implemented by UNDP, SOPAC and National Disaster Centre of Papua New Guinea. The main objective of the training was to provide participants with an overview of the potential benefits of using Geographical Information System (GIS) for disaster risk management and other potential applications.
National Disaster Centre commenced the review of the Disaster Management ActMar 1, 2013The National Disaster Centre of Papua New Guinea has commenced the review of the existing Disaster Management Act with technical assistance from PNG Constitutional Law Reform Commission. Earlier UNDP assisted the Government of PNG strengthen the current DRM governance arrangements through revision of the National Disaster Risk Management Plan (NDRM Plan) that provided an institutional framework for DRM at all levels and paved the way for the revision of the existing DM legislation.
PCaB Support to the Autonomous Region of BougainvilleFeb 20, 2013The PCaB Management visited the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (ARB) on the 25th – 26th Feb 2013. The travelling team included the Chief Technical Specialist Mr. Tito Balboa, National Program Coordinator Mr. Sam Erepan and ENB Provincial Support Advisor Mr. Geoffrey Kedeke. The trip was part of the awareness of the program to extend its technical support to the ARB in 2013 and onwards.