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13 February 2018
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New UN Resident Coordinator for PNG, Gianluca Rampolla, with Autonomous Bougainville Government Minister for Community Development, Josephine Getsi, upon arrival into Buka. © N. Turner/UNDP
Buka – The new United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for Papua New Guinea (PNG), Gianluca Rampolla, is currently visiting the Autonomous Region of Bougainville together with a delegation from the... Read more
6 February 2018
Statement
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director, Henrietta H. Fore and UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation NEW YORK, 6 February... Read more
25 January 2018
Press Release
Ms. Darusila Puipui (participant), Mr. Joe Harry (participant), Ms. Adekemi Ndieli (Deputy Country Representative of UN Women in PNG), Mr. Koffi Kouame (Country Representative of UNFPA in PNG), Ms. Lydia Dimokari (participant), Mr. Milton Kisapai (participant) /(from left to right)
Port Moresby— Four young people from Papua New Guinea will travel to the United Nations Headquarters in New York next week to attend the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, taking place... Read more
8 February 2017
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Port Moresby - A young Papua New Guinean woman recently attended the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum in New York. The Forum centered on the theme of the role of youth... Read more
2 February 2017
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Port Moresby, PAPUA NEW GUINEA -- Mr. Koffi Kouame, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) new Representative to Papua New Guinea, was three years old when his mum passed away. That incident... Read more
1 February 2017
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LAE, Papua New Guinea -- A nationwide survey of more than 19,000 Papua New Guinean households is being conducted to get a snapshot of country’s population and health indicators. United Nations... Read more
1 February 2017
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LAE, Port Moresby -- Inside the boxes that stack up around Rigo Guas are medicines that will help change the lives of many women in his community. Mr. Guas works at the regional Area Medical Store in... Read more
1 February 2017
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This is not how Esther Nelson wants to picture her home country in the future.  The 31 year old former midwife lives at six mile, one of the overcrowded outskirt suburbs of Port Moresby and everyday... Read more
26 January 2017
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 “When women are pregnant, it already puts a massive strain on their bodies. They often get morning sickness and nausea, swollen feet and feel extremely tired. So, imagine what it’s like when you’re... Read more
26 February 2016
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Port Moresby - Two young Papua New Guineans recently attended the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum in early February at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Economic and... Read more