Goroka, 14 July 2020 - Papua New Guinea has set an aspiration to generate 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2050. To achieve this, it must encourage community participation in off-grid and energy efficient solutions.
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.
Papua New Guinea’s biodiversity is unique. It faces however many challenges, among them, how to best ensure sustainable financing for conservation efforts.
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.
Gideon Warite is from the Koiari Tribe of the Sogeri Plateau. He is one of 10 National United Nations Volunteer (UNV) Community Rangers at the Varirata National Park, situated about 48km east of Port Moresby.
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.

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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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