Roy Trivedy

More food aid planned for drought zones

Parts of PNG has been battling flooding in recent weeks but there is still a need for relief in the wake of the drought, which lasted until March after beginning almost a year ago in some areas.

The UN's resident co-ordinator in PNG, Roy Trivedy, said data appears to show thousands still face food security issues.

He said with help from other organisations like the World Food Program and UNICEF, they would shortly start delivering food and nutrition supplies, mostly in the Highlands but also to parts of Milne Bay.

Cheshire celebrates Day of Persons with Disability

That was what United Nations country resident representative Roy Trivedy said during today’s National Day of Persons with Disability celebrations in the Nation’s Capital.

"That is a brilliant example and it is the way in which we can all learn, grow and develop together," said Trivedy.

The event’s theme was "Inclusion Matters-Access and Empowerment of People with Disabilities”.

Students from primary schools in Port Moresby came together to celebrate National Day of Persons with Disability with the staff and students at the Cheshire disAbility Services at Hohola.

United Nations Resident, Roy Trivedy congratulates PNG’s 40th Independence Anniversary

I am delighted and honoured to share this special occasion with you. There is much to celebrate.

Let me congratulate you on a fantastic achievement. Not only has the nation reached an important milestone with 40 years of continuous democracy; it has continued to encourage its people and communities to have a genuine voice in the country’s development and to share in Papua New Guinea’s achievements.