Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea and Pacific Community Signs Three-Year National Development Cooperation Agreement

At a small ceremony in Port Moresby today, representatives from the government of Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Community (SPC) signed a cooperation agreement to support development priorities of the SPC’s largest island nation over the next three…

Government of PNG and Development Partner High Level Forum

Annual PNG government planning forum with development partners

Pacific Women in Maritime Association calls for better recognition, visibility and capacity

The Pacific Women in Maritime Association (PacWIMA) has elected a new executive committee and reaffirmed that the Pacific maritime sector must remain focused on meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of achieving gender equality…

Pacific Community (SPC) Oceanic Fisheries Programme completes latest tuna tagging voyage

Staff from the Oceanic Fisheries Programme completed a significant tuna-tagging voyage in late 2017, releasing nearly 28,000 tags in the waters of PNG and Solomon Islands. The Oceanic Fisheries Programme embarked on the 50 day voyage in September 2017,…

Zoom - Lighting villages along the Kokoda Track

Two villages along the Kokoda Track in Oro Province, Papua New Guinea (PNG), now have electricity at the flick of a switch, thanks to their partnership with the Kokoda Foundation, the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Australian Government. The villages,…

Papua New Guinea villagers first to trial disability-inclusive training to reduce disaster impacts

For the first time, training is being held in a village setting in Papua New Guinea to ensure that in times of disaster, community members with disabilities are effectively supported. This work brings the provincial, district and local-level governments…

Tonga and Papua New Guinea join global food security treaty

Tonga and Papua New Guinea have signed a key international treaty that promotes sustainable global food security. The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture is vital in ensuring continued availability of plant genetic…

SPC sustainable energy partnership brings light and livelihoods

Charging station at Kou Kou Village  
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