Press releases

  • Good practices to promote women’s political participation Oct 25, 2016

    Two-day workshop on promoting women’s political participation and supporting political parties in empowering women within their own party took place in Port Moresby.

  • UNDP in PNG: Be the Change Oct 24, 2016

    In this short video we give simple tips on how to make more sustainable choices in our everyday lives and by doing so - contribute to the implementation of SDGs in Papua New Guinea and beyond.

  • World’s Most Sustainable Corporations Oct 24, 2016

    Each year, Corporate Knights, an independent Toronto-based media agency, looks at companies around the world to determine which are getting the most out of their capital, maximizing employee performance, and making careful use of resources.

  • SDGs: from global goals to national implementation Oct 7, 2016

    To support Papua New Guinea in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Department of National Planning and Monitoring organized a national workshop on SDG implementation and localization.

  • Strengthening women’s political participation in Papua New Guinea Oct 7, 2016

    In partnership with the Registry of Political Parties in PNG, UN Development Programme held a session on gender mainstreaming strategies for political parties. The session aimed to support political parties in creating equal opportunities for participation of women and advise on effective gender equality mechanisms in the run up to 2017 National General Elections.

  • Small Grants Program Calls for Proposals for Stakeholder Workshop Oct 4, 2016

    SGP call for proposal for Stakeholder Workshop is now opened.

  • PNG’s “Phones Against Corruption” initiative recognized globally Oct 3, 2016

    “Phones Against Corruption” initiative from Papua New Guinea received a global GovInsider Innovation Awards as the “best citizen engagement” project. The project was recognized as one of the most innovative public sector practices from across Asia. The award was presented at the Innovation Labs World, global event held in Singapore last week.

  • National survey on workforce skills needs launched Sep 29, 2016
  • Roy Trivedy: Statement on the International Day of Peace Sep 20, 2016

    Today is the World’s Peace Day which is dedicated to peace, absence of violence and hostility. Across the world we see that conflicts and violence are undermining nations, regions communities and individuals (women, men, girls and boys).

  • Up-scaling ICT for Bougainville Parliament Sep 20, 2016

    Over 30 parliamentarians from the Bougainville House of Representatives (BHOR) received certificates last week after completing a week long computer training in Buka Town. The training is the first of series of planned Information, Communications Technology (ICT) training to upscale the use of ICT among Parliamentarians in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB).