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Last call for entries to the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize

21/08/2015 - Last call for entries to the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize pdf - 4 MB [4 MB]

On 4 May the European Commission launched the Media Prize which rewards outstanding contributions by journalists who report on development and eradication of poverty. The prize is open to both amateur and professional journalists, including bloggers. Applications  will close on 31 August 2015 and the Delegation of the European Union to Papua New Guinea encourages all those who wish to still participate to submit your contributions.  See full details on the Launch of the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2015 published in our Press Corner in May.

Regional training for PNG Customs on PNG-EU Trade Agreement Rules of Origin

03/08/2015 - Regional training for PNG Customs on PNG-EU Trade Agreement Rules of Origin pdf - 466 KB [466 KB]

Papua New Guinea Customs officials from six provinces took part in a regional workshop on the correct implementation of the rules of origin of the Papua New Guinea – European Union (PNG–EU) Trade Agreement: the Interim Economic Partnership Agreement (iEPA).  The training, is the second of three regional rollout workshops funded through the European Union (EU)-Trade Related Assistance Programme to PNG (Phase 2).

 

6th Papua New Guinea Human Rights Film Festival, Port Moresby

30/07/2015 - 6th Papua New Guinea Human Rights Film Festival, Port Moresby

Moresby Arts Theatre played host to the 6th Papua New Guinea Human Rights Film Festival (PNGHRFF) opening in Port Moresby from July 30 to August 02 before travelling to three other regions in Papua New Guinea.

Alithia Barampataz, Director for PNGHRFF Committee said: “This year, we are proud to honour PNG's 40th Independence Anniversary under the theme ‘Stori Bilong Yumi’ (Our story). The European Union has supported the Film Festival in Port Moresby since its inception and EU Chargé d'affaires María Cruz Cristóbal addressed remarks at the Opening Session.

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Working together in Papua New Guinea

Providing trained teachers in remote areas of Papua New Guinea

Providing trained teachers in remote areas of Papua New Guinea

In Papua New Guinea, around half of primary school-aged children are out of school. A lack of qualified teachers and facilities continues to be a problem throughout the country; an issue that is especially acute in remote areas, where providing teachers is a big challenge. Where there are no teachers, schools simply close, leaving many children out of school.

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27/08/15 - Funding to main migration-related activities in the Western Balkans and Turkey

For candidate countries (Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey) and potential candidates (Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo), the EU provides both financial and technical support.

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