The unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the role of digital finance in providing relief for millions around the world, supporting businesses and protecting jobs and livelihoods.
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, 19 August 2020: Following the successful conduct of the 2019 Bougainville Referendum, UNDP has designed a new two-year Post Referendum Support Project to assist the National Government and the Autonomous Bougainville Government with continued implementation of the Bougainville Peace Agreement.
Papua New Guinea’s biodiversity is unique. It faces however many challenges, among them, how to best ensure sustainable financing for conservation efforts.
Papua New Guinea's Sustainable Development Goal 13 Roadmap consists of a set of 30 actions ranging from topics in climate governance, energy, forestry, infrastructure, agriculture, minerals, health, biodiversity and tourism.
This Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) has been prepared in support of a project proposal entitled “Establishing systems for sustainable integrated land-use planning across New Britain Island in Papua New Guinea” (the project) by the Conservation and Environmental Protection Authority (CEPA)/Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) to the Global Environment Facility (GEF).
Port Moresby, 28 August 2020: Mr. Ben Ruli recently completed a year long Indigenous People’s Fellowship under the Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme.

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population of youth

12 %

wage employment rate

2 712

gross national income (GNI) per capita


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