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Papua New Guinea sees support for climate action

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.  


Public Announcement

Port Moresby, 24 March 2020: To all our partners and the general public!  


ABG receive assets to continue post referendum work

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…  


UN launches world’s biggest survey of public opinion on climate change

New York City, 13 February 2020 – Today, celebrities and youth activists met with UN officials, governments and civil society to launch Mission 1.5, a campaign that aims to bridge the gap between…  


Mobile Application, a new tracking tool for conservation

Reports of harmful and illegal activities inside Protected Areas in Papua New Guinea can now be reported and monitored by just the push of a button.  


Inequality is a Choice not an Inevitability – Addressing it is Everyone’s Business

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.’ The report presents the case for…  


UNDP 2019 Human Development Report: Human development in Asia-Pacific region advances dramatically, but unevenly

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.  


WHAT IS COP25? With the world's first climate refugees, PNG is at the forefront of climate action

COP25 is a meeting taking place now, over a two week period, in Spain where world leaders and representatives from Governments, civil society experts, youth groups, activists and the private sector…  


Sita, a UN volunteer leaves her home to serve in the Bougainville referendum

Featuring Sita Gurung on International Volunteer Day on 05 December 2019.  


Komo commits to peace

Komo Station, Hela, 28 November 2019 – “One person cannot bring peace into the community. Everyone has to work together including women, leaders and youth. It is everyone’s business to bring peace…  

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