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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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DPAA Ceremony Honors American Servicemen: Papua New Guinea Repatriation, 2019

DPAA Ceremony Honors American Servicemen: Papua New Guinea Repatriation, 2019 Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea: The Government of the United States of America hosted a repatriation ceremony for the remains of service members killed in action in Papua New Guinea during World War II. The U.S. Department of Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Accounting ...
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USAID and UNDP partnership to boost climate change resilience in PNG

USAID and UNDP partnership to boost climate change resilience in PNG Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea:  The U.S. government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today formalized a mutual commitment to advance a more resilient future for the people of Papua New Guinea. Ambassador Catherine Ebert-Gray signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) alongside UNDP’s ...
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Applications open for Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea: The U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby is pleased to announce that applications for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is now open! The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs is a new program supporting women entrepreneurs around the world.   The Academy, in support of the White House-led Women’s Global Development and ...
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Social worker to enhance knowledge in the States

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea: Josephine Kaola is the latest participant in the U.S. Embassy’s International Visitors Leadership Program on Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Management, from April 13 to May 4, 2019. Josephine will start her U.S. program in Washington DC then travel to Greensboro North Carolina, Jackson Mississippi, Little Rock Arkansas, Montgomery Alabama, New Orleans ...
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