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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.  


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…  


Communities in Pomio District set to commence cocoa exports to Japan

Port Moresby, 18 November 2019 – The communities of Pomio District, East New Britain push forward with efforts to export high-grade cocoa to Japan.  


Raising Awareness Ahead of the Bougainville Referendum

Want to know why Bougainville is having a referendum, what the options are and next steps, check out the video.  


Call for Applications; Business, Human Rights, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in PNG

Port Moresby, 21 October 2019 - Applications are open for the training on Business, Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Programme. The training will be held in Port Moresby on the 11 – 15…  


Call for Proposal; Review on Community Based Adaptation

The Global Environment Facility Small Grant Programme (SGP) seeks proposals from organisations to review SGP’s Community Based Adaptation (CBA) Projects.  



Government scales up its effort to fight climate change

Port Moresby, 08 August 2019 – Government is today hosting a forum as part of its efforts to prepare a climate action road map guided by Sustainable Development Goal 13, a Goal highlighting action to…  


Announcing Vala North film

ANNOUNCING ‘Vala North,’ a captivating film that tells the story of how communities in New Ireland Province exercise natural resource management through traditional practices.  


UN strongly condemns Tari massacre and calls for immediate intervention

Port Moresby, July 11, 2019 – The United Nations (UN) in Papua New Guinea strongly condemns the brutal massacre of 24 people in Hela Province over the weekend and calls for immediate intervention to…  

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