UN Special Envoy for El Niño and Climate Amazed by PNG

“The opportunity to meet with communities affected by this prolonged drought has allowed me to witness first-hand the challenges they are facing"   The United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy...

Meet the American Family Who Have Helped Save Almost 400 Lives in Papua New...

"I couldn't do this without my wife," Mark Palm tells PEOPLE of running Samaritan Aviation Mark Palm was just 20 years old when he revealed to his future...

On World Humanitarian Day United Nations Call for ‘One Humanity’

Today the world is witnessing human suffering on a scale that has not been seen since the end of the Second World War. More than 130 million...

Kokoda for Koda – from heartbreak to courage

Some of you may recall earlier this year about a tragedy in Port Lincoln, Australia. Referred to as the Port Lincoln tragedy, a South Australian man killed...

Faces of MiBank

In this People feature of Skerah, we're taking you to MiBank. MiBank originated in 2004 as Microfinance project co-financed by Asian Development Bank, Australian Aid, and the Government...

The Strength of a Woman

It was just going to be another one of those public holidays on Queen's Birthday cleaning around the house and then relaxing.  Surprisingly, I had woken up...

The Young Man Behind The Skerah Lenses

There are people in life you come across that appear so simple and play a special role in your life. Through your interactions, they indirectly remind you...

What to expect during Independence week

In the days leading up to Papua New Guinea's Independence Day on 16 September 2016, the streets will be abuzz as residents show their pride and passion for...

Independence Street Sales

  As a lead up to the country’s 41st Independence celebrations, street vendors have now taken to the streets of Port Moresby to sell their goodies of flags...

Statement from the UN Resident Coordinator on the occasion of the 15th Anniversary of...

Statement from the UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative, Roy Trivedy on the occasion of the 15th Anniversary of the Bougainville Peace Agreement. "I am honoured to make a statement on behalf...
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