Economic empowerment

Supporting Peace Through Economic Empowerment

The project supports the implementation of the Bougainville Peace Agreement toward economic growth and development.

It was launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Papua New Guinea, the National Government and the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG).

Funded by the Government of Japan, the Project is designed to support the ongoing Bougainville peacebuilding process for political and economic progress.

Economic empowerment to be priority for female candidate

Leka-Maliaki highlighted that with the country’s economy not looking too good, she wants to empower her people of Rigo and to give back what they truly deserve by empowering them economically.

Second on her list of priorities is women and youths and how the growing youth issues can be addressed.

This includes empowering youths through sports.

“As current president of PNG Netball, I want to use my expertise and leadership to really transform the district because it can be done across all sports.