Press releases
  • Documentary || Solid Waste Management in Papua New GuineaApr 29, 2016Documentary produced by EMTV investigates the current state of solid waste management in Papua New Guinea.

  • New report assessed PNG’s early-warning systems to fight floodsApr 28, 2016New Report “Assessment of the Early Warning Systems for inland and coastal flooding in Papua New Guinea” was presented today by Climate Change Development Authority (CCDA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • Business Plan Competition Rated a SuccessApr 28, 2016PNG’s first Business Plan Competition project through the Game Changers Initiative results were presented today at the final workshop in Port Moresby. The implementation of this pilot project revealed that the Business Plan Competition was a success.

  • UNDP: Fastest Population Shift in History Means Make or Break for Asia-PacificApr 26, 2016Long-term planning now can bring unprecedented growth and tackle poverty, conflict and migration

  • UNDP participates in Transparency International's Anti-Corruption exhibitionApr 21, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in PNG presented its “Phones Against Corruption” initiative at the Anti-Corruption exhibition in Kokopo, East New Britain Province from 8th – 9th April 2016 organized by Transparency International PNG.

  • East Sepik prepares plan for disaster and climate risk reductionApr 21, 2016East Sepik Province in partnership with UNDP and Climate Change and Development Authority is geared to reduce disaster and climate risk and thus protect development gains. A two-day training on disaster risk management (DRM) planning was held on 12-13 April 2016 at Wewak with the objective to develop the Provincial DRM Plan in a wider-consultative mode.

  • Papua New Guinea builds technical capacity for REDD+ implementationApr 4, 2016National stakeholders received expert training to enhance their understanding of REDD+ as a climate change mitigation strategy and learned about the potential role for REDD+ to promote sustainable development in Papua New Guinea.

  • How Business can support SDGs and win from itMar 24, 2016Interview with Roy Trivedy on Business Plus PNG Programme, where he talks about how business can support the SDGs and win from it. We call all our partners in business to cooperate and act together on the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030.

  • Students engaged in discussions on Sustainable Development GoalsMar 17, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) presented a public lecture at the University of Papua New Guinea on introducing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) last week.

  • Papua New Guinea: maternity leave policiesMar 11, 2016Last year journalists from Broadly, US-based Media Company visited Papua New Guinea to see what maternity leave policies are implemented in the country. While the main focus is on maternity policies in the US, the bit about Papua New Guinea presents a story in itself. It is powerful, moving, at times sad, but the bigger picture carries hope. It finds that all civil servants, including doctors, nurses, midwives, teachers in PNG are entitled for paid maternity leave, unlike in the US. It concludes that the Government of PNG is moving in the right direction.