Papua New Guinea: its international and diplomatic relations


A brief overview of Papua New Guinea’s international and diplomatic relations, including its diplomatic network, international affiliations.

Parliament Haus. Credit: BAI

Membership of international organisations

PNG is a member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and hosted APEC in 2018.

Other key memberships include the United Nations, UNESCO, the World Trade Organization, the ASEAN Regional Forum, the Pacific Islands Forum, the Melanesian Spearhead Group and the South Pacific Regional Environmental Program.

Diplomatic network

PNG embassies and high commissions are located in Australia, New Zealand, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Belgium, the United Kingdom, the US, India, the Republic of Korea, and China.

For a list of foreign diplomatic missions based in Papua New Guinea, click here.

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