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First ever meeting of Spouses of Parliamentarians

Spouses of parliamentarians led by Madam Rachael Marape, wife of Papua New Guinea Prime Minister, Hon. James Marape and Lady Betty Toroama, wife of Autonomous Region of Bougainville President, Ishmael…  


Twenty lifesaving ventilators handed over to the Government

Twenty lifesaving ventilators were handed over to the Government of Papua New Guinea to further strengthen the country’s health system at national and provincial levels. A total of 30 ventilators have…  



Indigenous knowledge essential for sustainable development

Mr. Ben Ruli recently completed a year long Indigenous People’s Fellowship under the Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme.  


Digital finance, a lifeline during COVID-19 crisis, can deliver long-term financing of the Sustainable Development Goals

New York City - The unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the role of digital finance in providing relief for millions around the world,…  


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…  

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