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  • 23 Apr 2013
    PNG Practice Parliament for Women - Remarks by David McLachlan-Karr, UNDP Resident Representative

    Remarks by David McLachlan-Karr, UNDP Resident Representative in the PNG Practice Parliament for women that have brought together and given an opportunity to showcase to the voters and the community what a group of Papau New Guinean women can do if actually elected to Parliament.

  • 19 Apr 2013
    Address of the UN RC at the closing ceremony of the GIS training

    The UN RC remarked that in order to make development sustainable, we need to understand the risks posed by hazards to development and systematically incorporate hazard consideration into development planning process.

  • 10 Dec 2012
    Excellence in Anti-Corruption Reporting Media Awards 2012 - Speech by Mr. David McLachlan-Karr, UNDP

    Speaking on the occasion the RC remarked that corruption negatively impacts Papua New Guinea’s achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and all future work in equitable human development. As such, tackling corruption requires the strong commitment of government, but it also requires the support of civil society, including the media, to hold the government accountable for what it does on behalf of its citizens.

  • 24 Oct 2012
    UN Day 2012: The Future We Want - Speech by Mr. David McLachlan-Karr, UN Resident Coordinator

    The RC remarked that UN is committed to working closely alongside the PNG Government, and with all our development partners, to find solutions and bring about sustainable development in PNG. In March this year, the UN agencies. funds and programmes in PNG signed the UN Development Assistance Framework UNDAF – the cornerstone of our collective work – for the period 2012-2015. The UNDAF is closely aligned with national development aspirations of the Medium-term Development Plan 2011-2015, the Development Strategic Plan and the Vision 2050.