Papua New Guinea takes steps to establish Human Rights Commission
The Pacific Community’s (SPC) Human Rights and Social Development Division (HRSD) team visited Papua New Guinea last week to assist in the establishment of a national Human Rights Commission (HRC). The move is a significant one for the Pacific nation as…
Stat of the week: Papua New Guinea produced nearly 46,000 tonnes of cocoa beans in 2019
Did you know that PNG was the 12th largest producer of cocoa beans in 2019, producing nearly 46,000 tonnes?
Stat of the week: The Coverage of essential health services index in Papua New Guinea is 33.4
Did you know ? The Coverage of essential health services index in Papua New Guinea is 33.4 (from a scale of 0 to 100). The global index is 67. Coverage of essential health services is defined as the average coverage of essential services based on tracer…
Stat of the week: Papua New Guinea has an estimated 35.9 million hectares of forest
Did you know? Papua New Guinea has an estimated 35,855,760 million hectares of forest. Did you know? For millions of people across the world, wood helps provide safe drinking water, food and shelter - but wood can do much more and is a renewable…
Stat of the week: There are four languages with statutory recognition but an estimated 832 living languages in Papua New Guinea
Did you know that Papua New Guinea is one of the most linguistically diverse countries in the world? There are four languages with statutory recognition (English, Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu, Sign) but an estimated 832 living languages.
Pacific Community sets foundations for post-COVID recovery at 50th Meeting of CRGA
Contextual data of PILNA 2018 throws new light on Pacific education
The contextual data of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2018 was cause for excitement for education representatives at a workshop on PILNA 2018 data earlier this month.
PILNA 2018 Data Workshop Opening Remarks by EQAP Director Dr Michelle Belisle
Opening remarks by Educational Quality & Assessment Programme (EQAP) Director Dr Michelle Belisle Good morning and a warm welcome to all of you as we begin our very first Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, or PILNA, data workshop.…
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