United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations global development network helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. UNDP supports countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and to build resilience in order to sustain development results.


UNDP was established in 1965 with the merger of the Expanded Programme of Technical Assistance (EPTA) and the United Nations Special Fund. UNDP opened its Papua New Guinea office in 1981.

For more information please visit the UNDP website.