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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…  

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…  

Papua New Guinea’s Health System Today Receives Much Needed Boost

PORT MORESBY, 06 JUNE 2020 - Papua New Guinea’s health system today received the first batch of six much needed ventilators as part of the country’s COVID-19 preparedness strategy and continuing…  

The Solution is in Nature: Celebrating World Environment Day in Papua New Guinea

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.  

Conservation and Education Efforts Strengthened World Environment Day – 5 June 2020 “Time for Nature”

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.  

UNDP working to determine the Impact of COVID-19 on families and local business in Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby, 22 May 2020: COVID-19 is placing extraordinary pressure on economies. Its impacts will be far reaching.  

National Socioeconomic Impact Assessment of COVID-19 on PNG

To households and partners in the private sector! We need your inputs on the impacts of COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea. It takes only 7 minutes.  

COVID-19 recovery must deliver universal health insurance, safety nets and affordable internet access, says UNDP

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…  

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