Papua New Guinea

News Centre

Latest press releases

2021 World Humanitarian Day: Where do we go?

“OUR island is smaller now than it was before. The soil isn’t fertile like it used to be, we can’t grow anything here,” remembers Sipora Nargara. Life on Aromot Island was good, it isn’t the same…  

Anti-Corruption efforts given critical boost with new project commitment

Preventing and countering corruption in Papua New Guinea today benefits from the launch of a new United Nations-led anti-corruption project adding significant resources to current efforts.  

Working to ‘Green’ Papua New Guinea’s Economy

Climate action has been given a significant boost with the launch of an exciting initiative to mitigate carbon emissions and demonstrate the potential of ‘green’ commodities.  

UNDP Papua New Guinea Update | June 2021

UNDP Papua New Guinea Newsletter | June 2021  

Reports from the field - Bougainville Transition Dialogues

fter the Bougainville Referendum of 2019, in which 97.7 per cent of Bougainvilleans expressed their preference for a future independent of Papua New Guinea, the two Governments must consult and agree…  

Sustaining Papua New Guinea’s Blue Economy

Papua New Guinea’s marine environment is vast and diverse, covering approximately 1.6 million square kilometres. It lies at the heart of the Coral Triangle, with the highest coral diversity in the…  

Launching the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration in Papua New Guinea #GenerationRestoration #EcosystemRestoration

In this week of World Environment Day, 5 June 2021 – with the global launch of the 2021-2030 Decade on Ecosystem Restoration – Papua New Guinea will see a celebration of events to begin this new…  

World Environment Day 2021 "Protecting Nature in a Climate Emergency"

Join us! Papua New Guinea's first National Protected Areas Forum 2-3 June 2021 & National Environment & Climate Emergency Summit 4 June - Live on facebook @UNDPinPNG & @CEPApng #EcosystemRestoration…  

UNDP and Japan Support Peace through Economic Empowerment in Bougainville

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Papua New Guinea together with the National Government and the Autonomous Bougainville Government today launched a US$2.8 million Sustaining Peace…  

UNDP in Papua New Guinea Update | April 2021

UNDP Papua New Guinea Newsletter | April 2021  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Papua New Guinea 
Go to UNDP Global