Two months since the signing of the tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UNHCR, UNDP, and the Government of Myanmar, UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, and UNDP, the UN’s development agency, are both urging Myanmar authorities to make tangible progress to improve conditions in Rakhine State. The Myanmar government’s willingness to take the lead in the implementation of this agreement is critical to creating conditions conducive for the voluntary, safe, dignified, and sustainable return of Rohingya refugees.
The Ridge to Reef project establishes, for the first time, integrated land and seascape planning and management in Myanmar. The project is aimed at long-term sustainable development and ecological security of Tanintharyi’s marine, coastal and terrestrial biodiversity through integrated planning, management and protection involving wide range of stakeholders, the local communities and indigenous peoples.
TodayUNHCR,theUNRefugeeAgency,andUNDP,theUNDevelopment Programme,signedatripartiteMemorandum ofUnderstanding(MoU) withtheGovernmentoftheRepublicoftheUnionofMyanmarinNayPyi Taw.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed cost sharing agreement with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)/Sweden to support its new country programme 2018-2022.
Indicators of living conditions in Myanmar have improved in the last decade and especially in the past two years, according to the Key Indicators Report from the Myanmar Living Conditions Survey.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Anti-Corruption & Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) of the Republic of Korea affirmed their mutual interest to strengthen bilateral cooperation and share knowledge and expertise on preventing and eliminating corruption.

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