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UNDP supports Government deliver innovative conservation financing solutions

Papua New Guinea’s biodiversity is unique. It faces however many challenges, among them, how to best ensure sustainable financing for conservation efforts.  


Efforts to get women into Papua New Guinea National Parliament underway

Port Moresby, 19 July 2020 - Without greater numbers of women in Parliament, as an institution it will never be truly representative of all Papua New Guineans.  


Promoting renewable energy in Papua New Guinea

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…  


Partners embrace virtual workspace

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…  


Meeting with Locally Managed Marine Area held in WNB

A series of engagements and consultations to inform stakeholders on the importance of Social and Environmental Safeguard assessments was held at West New Britain by the Sustainable Financing Project…  


Living in harmony with nature

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…  


Support to family and sexual violence unit

UNDP will provide much needed support to the Royal PNG Constabulary’s Family and Sexual Violence Unit (FSVU) in their efforts to stop gender-based violence in the community.  


UN calls to redouble efforts to prevent and respond to violence against women and children

The United Nations supports Papua New Guinea’s Police Commissioner, Family and Sexual Violence Action Committee, and the many other national institutions calling for urgent action to bring…  


UNDP supports Femili PNG with funding to address GBV

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…  


Online training boosts staff knowledge in environment and community approach

Port Moresby, 16 June 2020: The challenges of COVID-19 are restricting people from attending meetings. Social distancing makes it challenging.  

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