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    Reflecting on 40 Years of Independence

    The United States Embassy in Port Moresby will commemorate the fortieth anniversary of Papua New Guinea’s independence and the rich tapestry of relations between Americans and Papua New Guineans by sharing forty reflections from forty people over a forty day countdown to Independence Day on September 16, 2015.

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    U.S.Expert to Lead Workshops for Women

    U.S. expert on women’s entrepreneurship, Samira Cook Gaines will give women entrepreneurs the insight and skills they need to get ahead in business during her August 9-14 visit to Port Moresby and Lae.

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    U.S. Womens Sports Envoys Celebrate Pacific Games

    The United States Embassy in Port Moresby will host two U.S. championship basketball players for a series of secondary school sports clinics and youth outreach events from June 28 through July 3.

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    U.S. Assistant Secretary Daniel Russel Visit to PNG

    U.S. Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel will visit Papua New Guinea July 2-3 to discuss bilateral issues with the Government of Papua New Guinea. His visit underscores the U.S. commitment to the Pacific.

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    Incoming Deputy Chief of Mission - Joel Maybury

    Deputy Chief of Mission Joel Maybury Biography for Port Moresby

News From the Embassy Port Moresby

  • United States Calls for an End to Sorcery-Related Violence

    The United States deplores the brutal violence inflicted on three women and one man over the last week in Mendi. The public humiliation, beating, and burning of these individuals with hot rods following accusations of sorcery in the villages of Kave and Kumin in the Southern Highlands Province is reprehensible.

News from Washington

Attend a global biocultural event!

  • The Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to announce the Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund (IBEX). IBEX offers opportunities to attend a global biocultural event/exchange or a meeting of international significance which impacts the applicants' home country or region. This fund supports indigenous peoples and local communities to have a voice in the policies and forums that concern biocultural diversity at a global level.

    Please visit our U.S. Embassy Port Moresby Facebook page for details.

    Applications close: September 17, 2015

    To apply, go to:

    Questions may be directed to:

Happy Independence Day Vanuatu!

  • Message from U.S. President, Barack Obama

    On behalf of the American people, I wish you and the people of Vanuatu a happy Independence Day on July 30. Read More ...

Happy Independence Solomon Islands!

  • On behalf of the American people, I wish you and the people of Solomon Islands a happy National Independence Day on July 7. Read More...

6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015

  • Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015

Embassy upcoming events & Toksave

  • Vacancy Announcement
    U.S. Embassy has immediate Vacancy for the position of:
    1. Foreign National Student Internships

    Click here for more details.

Secretary Kerry Announces Oceans Conference

South Pacific Health Watch

  • South Pacific Health Watch Newsletter


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International Religious Freedom Report 2013

Human Rights Country Reports 2014