The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Papua New Guinea

Key partners

European Union

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

World Bank

Government of Papua New Guinea

From Port Moresby, UNOPS supports the government of Papua New Guinea by providing infrastructure, procurement and project management services.

From providing sustainable energy solutions to enhancing remote healthcare services, we help support the government’s short-, medium- and long-term development goals – including its Vision 2050.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Papua New Guinea

    • Designed and implemented sustainable off-grid energy solutions for more than 20,000 people living in Telefomin and Daru.
    • Improved access to – and utilization of – safe, adequate and sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene practices – benefiting 3,000 people.
    • Procured medical equipment and supplies to support the government’s response to COVID-19 and to support the detection and treatment of tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea – bringing health benefits to more than 4 million people.

  • 65
    Life expectancy at birth
    Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

    Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

    Source: data.worldbank.org (2018)

    0.87
    CO2 emissions
    CO2 emissions (metric tons per capita)

    Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.

    Source: data.worldbank.org (2016)

    8.95M
    Population
    ​​Total population

    Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

    Source: UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2017)

  • Flag PG Contact Details

    UNOPS Papua New Guinea

    12th Floor, Kina Bank Haus, Douglas Street

    Port Moresby, National Capital District

    Papua New Guinea

    Tel: +675 321 2966 ext: 242

    Email: info@unops.org

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