Climate action has been given a significant boost with the launch of an exciting initiative to mitigate carbon emissions and demonstrate the potential of ‘green’ commodities.
Dr John Poulsen, a climate change and disaster risk reduction expert has worked across the world on the impacts of climate change on communities. On the islands of Morobe Province, in Papua New Guinea, the biggest issue is drinking water, among other stark challenges. Listen to Episode 1 of “Climate Islands” - a new series exploring climate change, coastal communities and the journey to find solutions.
“OUR island is smaller now than it was before. The soil isn’t fertile like it used to be, we can’t grow anything here,” remembers Sipora Nargara. Life on Aromot Island was good, it isn’t the same today.
Preventing and countering corruption in Papua New Guinea today benefits from the launch of a new United Nations-led anti-corruption project adding significant resources to current efforts.
We are pleased to share our June 2021 newsletter edition.
This Report takes a look at the results UNDP achieved with countries and communities through 12 intense months; and features UNDP’s global ideas and research on building forward better.
Port Moresby, 8 March 2021:Celebrating women on the frontline of the COVID-19 response and recovery for 2021 International Women’s Day, is in honour of women’s leadership roles in Papua New Guinea.

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population of youth

12 %

wage employment rate

2 712

gross national income (GNI) per capita


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