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Climate Islands Episode 1: BRCC Mission to Morobe Province

Dr John Poulsen, a climate change and disaster risk reduction expert has worked across the world on the impacts of climate change on communities in the tropics. On the islands of Morobe Province, in…  

Climate Islands Episode 3: Youth4Climate - Ms Vinzealhar Nen

Youth4Climate - Vinzealhar Nen shares her local and global experiences of raising awareness about environmental challenges and impacts of climate change in Papua New Guinea - and the urgency for youth…  

Climate Islands Episode 2: BRCC Mission to AROB and Milne Bay

In this second episode of Climate Islands podcast, the Building Resilience to Climate Change (BRCC) team travel to the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB) and Milne Bay provinces to assess…  

What Sets Her Soul on Fire? #Youth4Climate

A strong advocate for the environment and climate change action, Ms. Vinzealhar Nen is a passionate member of the UNDP in Papua New Guinea Country Office.  

United Nations, the Japan Government, and PNG Government Collaborate to Improve Tsunami and Multi-hazard Preparedness Plans for COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new challenges to disaster risk reduction, disaster response and planning for safe evacuation from disaster events - including tsunamis.  

Conflict-Sensitive Reporting in Bougainville

Journalism as a fourth pillar of democracy has an important role to play in education and awareness of nation-building.  

People of Morokea protect future of biodiversity

In West New Britain, an island province of Papua New Guinea, a local community-based organisation is stepping up to protect nature as monoculture expansion and logging activities threaten…  

New Investment in Papua New Guinea’s coral reefs and blue economy

The Global Fund for Coral Reefs has announced critical investment in Papua New Guinea to promote marine conservation and stimulate growth of this country’s new 'blue economy'.  

Papua New Guinea’s COVID Response Boosted with the Donation of Ambulances funded through the UN-India Partnership Fund

The procurement of new ambulances will support efforts to address the unprecedented pressure the latest COVID-19 surge has placed on Papua New Guinea’s health system.  

Morris Opeti: Bai Yumi Go We Nau?

‘Bai Yumi Go We Nau?’ (Where do we go now?) is a song that captures the essence of the very real impact of Climate Change, and rising sea levels, on vulnerable island communities in Papua New Guinea.…  

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