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8 March 2018
Statement

Protecting reproductive rights of rural women: a pathway to a more equal world

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018 The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality,... Read more

8 March 2018
Statement

UN Secretary General Statement on International Women Day

THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY New York, 8 March 2018 We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights. The historical and structural inequalities that have... Read more

13 February 2018
News
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

New UN Resident Coordinator Visits Bougainville

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

A race against trends

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)

Four Young Papua New Guineans to Attend the Youth ECOSOC Forum in New York

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

12 January 2018
News

New Year, New Beginnings

Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem The new year is a time for reflection and for resolutions -- a time to take stock of our successes and challenges, to strengthen our resolve... Read more

8 February 2017
News

PNG youth attended UN Youth ECOSOC Forum

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
News

Personal tragedy drives UNFPA Representative to dedicate career to improve mother’s lives

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
News

Children by choice and not by chance - implants improving the lives of PNG families

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

1 February 2017
News

Once in a decade survey in PNG now underway

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

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