Ambassador McKee Travels to Oro Province

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port Moresby, September 29 – U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, and Solomon Islands Erin McKee traveled to Popondetta to meet with provincial government officials, visit the Mangalas Conservation Area, and engage with local leaders on issues of law enforcement, anti-corruption, human rights, and wildlife preservation. President Biden and Prime Minister Marape declared …

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Alert: Eruption of Mt. Ulawun in West New Britain Province

Location: Mount Ulawun, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea Event: Papua New Guinea’s volatile Ulawun volcano began spewing ash at approximately 7 a.m. on Wednesday, 26 June 2019. Hoskins Airport is closed and the Rabaul Volcano Observatory has declared a stage one alert warning of a possible eruption.  Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology Darwin Volcanic …

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United States Empowers Government of Papua New Guinea to Build Resilience

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea – The United States Government, and the Government of Papua New Guinea, held a national consultation meeting on March 16, 2017 that brought together government representatives, non-government organizations, and the private sector to introduce the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) new Climate Ready project. The regional project will …

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Ambassador Ebert-Gray Announces U.S. Funding for Green Climate Fund

U.S. Embassy, Port Moresby: In recognition of the importance of Climate Change to our partners in Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Papua New Guinea, Ambassador Catherine Ebert-Gray is pleased to announce that the State Department has made an additional US$500 million grant to support the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Consistent with last year’s GCF grant, this funding …

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