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U.S. Embassy Launches 2021 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program

U.S. Embassy Launches 2021 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program   Port Moresby, February 17, 2021. The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the annual competition for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program for the academic year 2021-2022. The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) provides a diverse group of emerging student leaders with a scholarship for one ...
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Weather Alert: Cyclone Lucas Approaching Vanuatu (February 1, 2021)

Location: Vanuatu Event: Cyclone Lucas Approaching Vanuatu (February 1, 2021) The  Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department  and the  U.S. Joint Typhoon Warning Center  advise that Cyclone Lucas is approaching Vanuatu Group. Damaging gale force winds, heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and rough seas are expected within the next the next 24 hours, particularly in and around the central and southern islands. U.S. citizens should closely monitor Radio ...
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Marking World AIDS Day, United States Donates Anti-Retroviral Drugs and Diagnostic Equipment to Support PNG’s HIV/AIDS Response

Marking World AIDS Day, United States Donates Anti-Retroviral Drugs and Diagnostic Equipment to Support PNG’s HIV/AIDS Response Port Moresby, November 30, 2020. In commemoration of World AIDS Day 2020, the U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), formally handed over nearly 19,000, 90-day doses of tenofovir-lamivudine-dolutegravir (TLD) antiretroviral (ART) medicines to support ...
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U.S. Government Launches New Initiative to Promote PNG’s Creative Industries

U.S. Government Launches New Initiative to Promote PNG’s Creative Industries  Port Moresby, November 20 – U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, and Solomon Islands Erin McKee formally launched today a new initiative with the government and private sector to advance the development of PNG’s creative industry sector as a major contributor to the country’s ...
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U.S. Government Delivers on PNG Electrification Partnership Promise

U.S. Government Delivers on PNG Electrification Partnership Promise U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, and the Solomon Islands Erin McKee today launched the five-year, PGK 200 million (US $57 million) United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-PNG Electrification Partnership (PEP) that will provide electricity to at least 200,000 households in Papua New Guinea. The ...
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