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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

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

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

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

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

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

1 February 2017

Meet the people quietly dispatching life saving medical supplies around PNG

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

26 January 2017

New kit prepares for pregnancies in PNG emergencies

 “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

PNG youth attended United Nations global forum encourage youth to be a catalyst for change

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