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Papua New Guinea

Our team

Who are the decision makers?

Mr. Dirk Wagener, Resident Representative for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Papua New Guinea oversees the overall function of UNDP operations in the country.

Edward Vrkic  is the UNDP Deputy Resident Representative and responsible for the day-to-day operations of UNDP Papua New Guinea.

For oversight, the Programme Steering Committee is the main entity to oversee implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the country programme. Technical working groups, comprising of Government technical staff, the United Nations and development partners, ensure that United Nations Development Programme is in line with government policies and planning instruments and complements programming by development partners.

Current staff count for UNDP Papua New Guinea

  • National Fixed-Term Appointments (FT/PA): 13
  • International FTAs/IP: 14 (13/1)
  • Service Contract: 34
  • Individual Contract: 14
  • Intern: 1