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 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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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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USAID and DFC Support Businesswomen in Papua New Guinea with $5 Million Guarantee to Nationwide Microbank

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is partnering with the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to provide an investment guarantee to Nationwide Microbank (MiBank) Limited to support female entrepreneurs and small business owners throughout Papua New Guinea. Around the globe, women play a critical role in poverty reduction and economic growth but ...
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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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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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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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Provincial participants awarded for Tsunami Training in Papua New Guinea

Provincial participants awarded for Tsunami Training in Papua New Guinea   Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea: This week has been an intense week (4-9 August 2019) of tsunami training for up to 50 national and provincial participants at the Laguna Hotel in Port Moresby. The Unites States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Pacific Tsunami ...
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U.S. Government and MND Launch Marine Environmental Education Teacher’s Guide

U.S. Government and MND Launch Marine Environmental Education Teacher’s Guide   Kimbe, West New Britain: The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a teacher’s guide for primary schools that will educate Papua New Guinea students about their marine environment and the need for conservation. Through its Pacific-American Climate Fund, ...
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USAID Supports Papua New Guinea Implement Green Climate Fund Readiness Support Project

USAID Supports Papua New Guinea Implement Green Climate Fund Readiness Support Project   On May 29, USAID’s Ready Project facilitated a Joint Organizational Assessment validation workshop with the Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The CCDA is Papua New Guinea’s apex organization for coordinating Government’s climate resilience efforts and ...
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USAID, NRDF Mark Completion of Community and Environmental Resilience in Solomon Islands

USAID/NRDF complete Climate Project in Solomon Islands   Choiseul, Solomon Islands: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently marked the completion of a partnership that has promoted environmental and community resilience in the Western and Choiseul Provinces of Solomon Islands. Through the project, USAID and NRDF trained and assisted eight Solomon Islands communities ...
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USAID Assists Earthquake Victims in PNG

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea: The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) is providing $100,000 through the International Organization for Migration to offer relief supplies, water and sanitation assistance for earthquake-affected areas in the Highlands region. United States Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Catherine Ebert-Gray expressed great ...
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U.S. Government Awards 4 New Biodiversity Grants for Papua New Guinea

U.S. Embassy Port Moresby: The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched four new projects that will help Pacific Island communities protect their biodiversity and improve their resilience from extreme weather events. Through its Pacific-American Climate Fund, USAID awarded the grants to Mahonia Na Dari Research, Education and Conservation Centre, ...
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USAID Partners with Nazarene Compassionate Ministries to Construct Staff Housing for Kudjip Nazarene Hospital

U.S. Embassy, Port Moresby: The U.S. government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is raising the capacity to provide medical care in Papua New Guinea. USAID through its Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (USAID/ASHA) partnered with Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Inc. to expand the staff housing at the Kudjip Nazarene Hospital, in ...
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United States – Vanuatu Partnership Increases Disaster Preparedness Capacity of Communities

Lonamilo, Vanuatu: Working in partnership with the U.S. government, the people of Lonamilo have taken great strides to improve community resilience through the construction of a multipurpose structure in their village. U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, Catherine Ebert-Gray, led the inauguration of the structure today. She was joined by Mr. ...
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