United States Government, UNAIDS, and KP Consortium, in partnership with the Government of PNG, Mark World AIDS Day and Launch New Initiative

USAID is partnering with UNAIDS to support a community-led, designed, and implemented Community-Led Monitoring (CLM) Activity to strengthen local civil society organizations (CSOs) to improve the quality of HIV service provision for PLHIV in the NCD. The Activity will strengthen the current feedback and advocacy channels to create sustainable change in the NCD and at ...
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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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U.S. Government Support to Boost Papua New Guinea’s Efforts Against Disabling Diseases

November 4, 2021, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea: In celebration of USAID’s 60th anniversary, U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, and the Solomon Islands Erin E. McKee announced U.S. government support to end neglected tropical diseases in PNG. The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing $250,000 in ...
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United States Agency for International Development Celebrates 60 Years of Development Partnership with Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea–The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrated its anniversary on November 3rd, marking six decades of development assistance and partnerships globally and nearly fifty years of partnership and collaboration with the Governments of Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. U.S. Embassy Port Moresby marked the occasion on Wednesday ...
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U.S. Government Launches Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Port Moresby

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with ExxonMobil PNG, the Motu Koita Assembly, and the National Capital District (NCD) Provincial Health Authority, launched a second mobile vaccination clinic in Port Moresby on October 15 to support rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. This second mobile vaccination clinic joins the ...
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USAID launches Biodiversity Small Grants for Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) continues to advance the protection of Papua New Guinea’s rich biodiversity with $466,983 in new grants. These funds will reduce threats to biodiversity, strengthen traditional landowners’ rights, and promote women’s economic empowerment. “Conserving PNG’s natural heritage comes at a critical time when ...
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U.S. Government Witnesses signing of Mt Goplom Conservation Deed at Kwiop Village, Jiwaka Province.

Jiwaka, Papua New Guinea – U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu Erin Mckee witnessed the signing of the Mt Goplom conservation deed at Kwiop village in the Jimi District of Jiwaka Province. Ambassador McKee joined PNG government representatives led by Jimi Open MP and Minister for Community Development, Youth and Religion ...
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The United States Donates 302,400 Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Doses to Papua New Guinea

Approximately 302,400 life-saving doses of the Johnson & Johnson single-shot vaccine will arrive in Papua New Guinea through the COVAX facility.  The donation aims to assist Papua New Guinea in its fight against COVID-19.  Today’s first shipment is part of the 80 million doses of vaccine that President Biden committed from the U.S. vaccine supply ...
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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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United States Government Returns Cultural Artifacts to Papua New Guinea

United States Government Returns Cultural Artifacts to Papua New Guinea United States Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu Erin McKee today formally handed over to the PNG National Museum and Gallery 133 cultural artifacts recovered from an illegal collection in the United States. “I am honored to be able to return these ...
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U.S. Government Donates Equipment and Medical Supplies to Boost PNG’s Fight Against COVID-19

U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu Erin McKee today led the handover ceremonies of medical equipment and commodities to boost the government of Papua New Guinea’s response and mitigation efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 16 clinics spread across the three electorates in the National Capital District will benefit ...
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Wisconsin National Guard Selects PNG Defense Force For State Partnership Program

As part of the U.S. Embassy’s commitment to strengthening the security partnership between the United States and Papua New Guinea, U.S. Ambassador to Solomon Islands, Erin Elizabeth McKee, announced on Saturday July 18, 2020, that the Wisconsin National Guard was selected to begin a new state partnership with Papua New Guinea as part of the ...
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U.S. Ambassador Erin Elizabeth McKee Presents Credentials to Solomon Islands Governor General

U.S. Ambassador Erin Elizabeth McKee Presents Credentials to Solomon Islands Governor General   Honiara, Solomon Islands: United States Ambassador to Solomon Islands, Erin Elizabeth McKee, today presented her credentials to Governor-General Sir David Vunagi, formally marking the beginning of her ambassadorship to Solomon Islands. “This is the culmination of my career, my foreign service journey, ...
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