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.
Here's one of colleague's reflection on what is working from home amidst COVID-19 lock down. Meet Elsie Simeon.
Governments must dramatically overhaul policies and invest in public health, economic stimulus, and social safety nets, to help countries recover faster from the COVID-19 pandemic, says a new report from the UN Development Programme.
Buka, AROB – 06 March 2020: This week, the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) and the Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) received a combined total of USD822,308 worth of assets to support the upcoming ABG elections, post referendum process and disaster responses in the region.
Port Moresby, 11 December 2019 – This week marks the launch of the 2019 Human Development Report, Beyond Income, Beyond Averages, Beyond Today: Inequalities in human development in the 21st Century.
Our colleague, Sita Gurung from Nepal is a UN Volunteer serving in Bougainville. She shares her experience of what is like in 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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