UNCDF 50th Anniversary

January 18, 2017

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), a sister agency of the United Nations
Development Programme (UNDP), is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. UNCDF is an investment
agency for the world’s 48 least developed countries. UNCDF offers “last mile” finance models
that unlock public and private resources, especially at the domestic level, to reduce poverty and
support local economic development.

To mark this momentous milestone, the United Nations Papua New Guinea Office is hosting a
celebration networking event with key stakeholders.

Address from the UNCDF Executive Secretary Read by Mr. Roy Trivedy, UN Resident Coordinator for PNG
Special addresses by: Mr. Ioannis GIOGKARAKIS-ARGYROPOULOS EU Head of Delegation
Key Note Address by: Mr. Loi Bakani Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea