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Bougainville members want disaster preparedness plan for AROB

Buka, Monday 25 June 2018 – The Boungainville Regional Disaster Office will develop district disaster preparedness plans to ensure the safety of the people of the Autonoumous Region of Bougainville…  


Political parties expo is on again

Port Moresby, 15 June 2018 – The Registry of Political Parties is not wasting time in preparing political parties for the next National General Election that will likely be held in 2022.  


Increasing investment in Papua New Guinea’s unique biodiversity

Port Moresby 5 July 2018 - The United Nations Development Programme and the Port Moresby Nature Park are joining forces to further support the protection of Papua New Guinea’s unique biodiversity.  


Bumbu gets country’s first early warning flood system

Port Moresby, 30 May 2018 - Residents of Lae, Morobe Province will now benefit from more effective early warning of impending floods from the Bumbu River with the installation of the first of its kind…  


GEF SGP National Indigenous Peoples Fellowship Initiative

Applications are now open. Download forms at the top right hand corner.  


Sharing experiences of sustainable development

Kurumul, 26 April 2018 –The global vision Agenda 2030 expresses vision for a better future world for everyone.  


Dialogue on issues affecting mountain communities

Port Moresby, 26 April 2018 – Mountain communities and their environments are very important ecological zones for biodiversity hotspots in Papua New Guinea (PNG).  


Buka town plans for tsnumai evacuation and response

Port Moresby, 25 April 2018: Over two thousand people in Buka town and Kokopao will need to be evacuated to higher grounds in the event of a tsunami.  


New Zealand pledges US$1 million to support Bougainville referendum

Port Moresby, 18 April 2018 – The Government of New Zealand has strengthened its support to the National Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG), the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) and the…  


Tsunami drills piloted in two provinces

Alotau, Monday 09 April 2018 – More than 600 students in Alotau and Kokopo are the first to participate in tsunami evacuation drills in Papua New Guinea.  

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