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26 August 2021
Program to support women senior business leaders launched in Papua New Guinea

PSDI has partnered with Papua New Guinea’s Business Coalition for Women (BCFW) to launch a training program to support more women to take on senior leadership roles.

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25 August 2021
Passing of new legislation in PNG a key step to reforming governance and improving performance of state-owned enterprises

Supported by PSDI, the Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) on 17 August 2021 passed a key legislation in its efforts to reform governance, increase transparency, and improve the performance of the country’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs).

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5 May 2021
New PSDI-supported laws make it easier to start, operate, and grow businesses in Kiribati

Kiribati now has a suite of modern, foundational business laws after the Companies Act, Company Insolvency Act, and Business Names Act were passed by the country's Parliament last week. The new laws will make it easier for both existing and new businesses to operate in Kiribati.

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26 April 2021
PSDI Economic Empowerment of Women Expert gives keynote presentation at Pacific Women Triennial event

PSDI’s Economic Empowerment of Women Expert, Sarah Boxall, on 23 April gave a keynote presentation at a side event for the Pacific Women Triennial focused on strengthening Pacific ecosystems to empower women entrepreneurs and women in business.

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19 March 2021
PSDI co-hosts 3rd South Pacific International Arbitration Conference

PSDI together with ADB’s Office of General Counsel, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and other development partners co-hosted the 3rd South Pacific International Arbitration Conference at the Sydney Opera House and online on 16 March 2021.

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10 February 2021
Tender forum held in Nuku’alofa for prospective bidders for Ports Authority of Tonga stevedoring concession contract

PSDI supported a tender forum for prospective bidders for a Ports Authority of Tonga (PAT) stevedoring contract, held at the PAT headquarters in Nuku’alofa on 8 February.

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