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  • Disaster Risks threaten Western Highlands and Simbu Provinces Oct 12, 2017

    Port Moresby, 12 October 2017– Western Highlands and Simbu, like other Highlands provinces, are prone to many different hazards including floods, landslides, droughts and frosts.

  • PNG launches National REDD+ Strategy Oct 6, 2017

    Port Moresby, 6 October 2017 – The Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) officially launched its National REDD+ Strategy (NRS) 2017-2017 at the Grand Papua Hotel in Port Moresby today.

  • UNDP Asia and Pacific Director Haoliang Xu visits PNG Oct 4, 2017

    Port Moresby, 4 October 2017– The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and Director for the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Haoliang Xu, will visit Papua New Guinea (PNG) in October 5-10 to discuss with the country’s leaders how UNDP can best continue to support PNG to achieve its development objectives.

  • Forum addresses zero women in National Parliament Sep 27, 2017

    Madang, 27 September 2017 – Prominent leaders from government, civil society and communities are meeting in Madang this week, September 26-28, to find ways forward to ensure there is better political representation for women in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

  • Madang Province embraces plans to reduce disaster risks Sep 25, 2017

    Port Moresby, 26 September 2017– Madang Government officials are embracing practical plans to reduce risks from disasters that may impact communities in the province.

  • Central Province identifies disaster vulnerable communities Sep 14, 2017

    Port Moresby, 14 September 2017– The Central Province Disaster Office will use a new Disaster Risk Assessment report to focus their attention on communities vulnerable to disasters in the province.

  • PNG Bids for Global Climate Change Funds Sep 13, 2017

    Port Moresby, 13 September 2017- A proposal for a new multi-million dollar project by the Government of Papua New Guinea, supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) aims to draw support from the global Green Climate Fund (GCF) to help PNG adapt to climate change.

  • New Assessment outlines serious disaster threats for Bougainville Sep 11, 2017

    Port Moresby, 11 September 2017– A new Disaster Risk Assessment report released recently shows the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB) is highly prone to multiple hazards including earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions.

  • Historic women’s conference highlighting peacebuilding priorities Aug 31, 2017

    Buka, 31 August 2017: Women in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville are meeting in Buka to discuss key issues and priorities for them, as the region makes progresses towards the referendum.

  • PNG’s Collaborative Approach to Tackle Climate Change Aug 31, 2017

    Port Moresby, 31 August 2017 – Key representatives from forestry, land, agriculture and the environment sectors are coming together this month to take part in sector retreats around Papua New Guinea (PNG) to help the nation secure increased international funding and support to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation.

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