PORT MORESBY, 06 JUNE 2020 - Papua New Guinea’s health system today received the first batch of six much needed ventilators as part of the country’s COVID-19 preparedness strategy and continuing efforts to strengthen the health system into the future.
Port Moresby, 1 July 2020 - Gender-based violence (GBV) and Family and Sexual Violence (FSV) continues to be a significant concern in Papua New Guinea. The global COVID-19 pandemic and associated socio-economic impact in the country has further exacerbated the issue even more.
Port Moresby, 2 June 2020: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), together with the National Government, have today strengthened their partnership with the Port Moresby Nature Park.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the strict measures put in place to stop the spread of the disease such as travel restrictions, physical distancing and working from home has encouraged organisations to go ‘digital.’
June 5th each year marks World Environment Day. It is an opportunity to reflect on our connection to nature and reaffirm our commitment to protecting its future.
Port Moresby, 22 May 2020: COVID-19 is placing extraordinary pressure on economies. Its impacts will be far reaching. Understanding them and how to respond is critical for all countries, including Papua New Guinea.
The signing of the Agreement between the Government of Papua New Guinea and the United Nations Development Programme will bolster PNG's efforts to address the impacts of climate change.

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60%

population of youth

12 %

wage employment rate

2 712

gross national income (GNI) per capita

155

out of 193 countries in the Human Development Index

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