UNICEF concern for children

“Children involved in political rallies are vulnerable to violence, road accidents and unhealthy behaviour, such as the use of alcohol,” said Dr. Claudes Kamenga, UNICEF Representative, Papua New Guinea.  
“UNICEF calls upon politicians as well as parents and caregivers to ensure that no child is exposed to unnecessary harm and that the political campaign is conducted respecting the rights of children.”   

Look beyond campaign promises: Toroama

“This election is very crucial to the future of Bougainville, and who we elect as our representatives in the National Parliament will determine our future based on their loyalty to Bougainville and commitment to serving our wish for independence that was expressed in 2019 Bougainville Referendum,” said the President.

“I urge every Bougainvillean to look beyond the campaign promises of monetary gain and delusions of grandeur that is evident during any election.