The 2022 Practice Parliament for Women saw a cohort of 58 aspiring women leaders gather in Port Moresby in March, for a week of intensive training as aspiring political candidates with an eye to running in the 2022 national general election.
In episode four of the 'Climate Islands' Podcast we feature Ms Karen Anawe, Project Manager of the renewable energy component of the ‘Support to Rural Entrepreneurship, Investment and Trade (STREIT) programme based in Wewak, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea.
The Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, in partnership with UNDP, is rolling out regional roadshows to share information on updates relevant to the future of protected areas in Papua New Guinea.
In his well-worn pick-up truck, Father Isaiah Timba travels along the bumpy road from Tari Town to Idauwi in Tari-Pori District, Hela Province. Along the way, he stops to offer a lift to two ladies carrying bilums full of sweet potato vines. They are taking the vines to plant at their new garden site. Once safely onboard, Fr Isaiah continues the journey.
Happy to share our March 2022 Newsletter edition.
Developing mutual key messages on the Bougainville Peace Agreement is a complex affair. UNDP supports both governments in providing jointly agreed information to the people of Bougainville and Papua New Guinea.
On a regular day, Ms. Elissa Cavanagh, the UN's Common Services Manager in Papua New Guinea oversees support services for UNDP and other UN agencies. She oversees the common premises budget, coordinating payments, property and communication needs of all duty stations across the country.

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population of youth

12 %

wage employment rate

2 712

gross national income (GNI) per capita


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