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2017 press releases


Businesses track sustainable development goals contribution

Port Moresby, 12 December 2017 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has partnered with the Business Council of Papua New Guinea to prepare a platform that maps business engagement with…  


Conference to further promote women in politics

Buka, 11 December 2017 – The Autonomous Region of Bougainville is positioning itself as a progressive government, thanks in part to the continued push for female inclusion within policy, decision…  


Planning for a disaster vital

Port Moresby, 8 December 2017– Today’s graduation of 22 reprentatives from eight provinces in disaster risk management will improve PNG’s capacity to save the lives of Papua New Guineans in times of…  


Post PNG releases commemorative APEC Stamps

4 December 2017, Port Moresby – Post PNG is showcasing the leading role Papua New Guinea attains in APEC by releasing a series of commemorative stamps.  


Conservation film evokes political support

Port Moresby, 29 November 2017 – An inspiring film about conservation and the protection of a rare and unique species of tree kangaroo and its impact on a rural community in West Sepik Province…  


Collectors stamps to commemorate APEC

23 November 2017, Port Moresby – Post PNG will be releasing new series of collectors stamps to commemorate Papua New Guinea’s historic hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.  


Historic Political Party Expo bridges gap

20 November 2017, Port Moresby: “Know your party, vote your party”, is a vision of the Integrity of Political Parties and Candidates Commission (IPPCC) that will be given centre stage on Saturday 25…  


Community conservation receives support

Port Moresby, 17 November 2017 – Three communities in East New Britain Province are receiving additional K740, 000 to support conservation activities in their communities.  


PNG shares its experience at COP23

Port Moresby, PNG – An official Side Event hosted by UNDP and supported by the Papua New Guinea Government at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties…  


Sustainable Development Goals and PNG Businesses

Richa Verma and Anjori Pasricha work for Socialcops, an Indian data analytics company based in New Delhi. They visited Papua New Guinea in September, as part of a UNDP project to assist businesses…  

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