United States Government supports Solomon Islands with COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines through the COVAX Facility

Honiara, Solomon Islands, November 16, 2021 – Today, Solomon Islands received the 100,620 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines from the United States Government through the COVAX Facility – a partnership co-led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the World Health Organization (WHO), with UNICEF as the key …

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United States Provides $4 Million U.S. Dollars to Support Papua New Guinea’s COVID-19 Surge Response

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea — Today, the U.S. government—through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)—announced $4 million U.S. dollars in urgent COVID-19 assistance for Papua New Guinea as a part of the American Rescue Plan Act.  This emergency funding will support the Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) as they battle the …

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United States to Establish an American Chamber of Commerce for Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea – As a lead-up to the Indo-Pacific Business Forum October 28-29, American businesses operating in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and companies interested in U.S. markets will soon have the opportunity to join the largest global business network – the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham). U.S. Embassy Port Moresby and key …

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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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PNG Travel Advisory – Updated May 2018

Papua New Guinea – Level 2: Exercise increased caution  –   C U N Exercise increased caution in Papua New Guinea due to crime and civil unrest.  Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire Travel Advisory. Reconsider travel to: Areas near the Panguna mine in Bougainville due to civil unrest. the Southern Highlands, Hela, and …

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USS Rushmore Visits Vanuatu

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kryzentia Weiermann VANUATU: Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47), with embarked U.S. Coast Guard maritime law enforcement personnel, arrived in Vanuatu for a scheduled port visit, Sept. 15. During the visit, the crew will host a reception on board, and Rushmore Sailors will have …

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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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Dawn Porter: American Film Showcase Opens in Port Moresby

U.S. Embassy, Port Moresby: The U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby is pleased to present internationally-acclaimed American documentary filmmaker and founder of Production Company Trilogy Films, Dawn Porter, at a variety of venues in Port Moresby from March 1 – 11, 2017. Dawn Porter’s visit to Port Moresby is part of the American Film Showcase program …

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