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As part of its efforts to promote the rule of law in Myanmar, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is providing support to the Union Attorney General’s Office (UAGO) and State Attorney General’s offices for the implementation of the first ever Code of Ethics for Law Officers.
When temperatures soared in the already blazing heat of Myanmar’s Dry Zone, Kyaw Htaing was alarmed for the wellbeing of the piglets he was raising. Without any land to his name, and depending on occasional farm work for making a living, these piglets were the ticket to a better life.
Think about climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, usually from the energy and transport sectors come to mind. But globally around 10% of greenhouse gas emissions are generated through forest loss and forest degradation.
The UN condemns in the strongest terms the series of coordinated attacks carried out against the Myanmar security forces in northern areas of Rakhine State in the early hours on 25 August.
Achim Steiner, Chair of the United Nations Development Group and Administrator of the UN Development Programme, will visit Myanmar from August 6 – 8.
A delegation from Myanmar visited Brazil earlier this month to learn about how the country reduced deforestation in the Amazon, the largest contiguous tropical forest area in the world.
About 500 judges, law officers and court staff across Myanmar have deepened their knowledge of rule of law, human rights, fair trial rights and gender, thanks to training by UNDP as part of its support to the justice sector’s capacity development.
When newly elected Members of Parliament took their seats in Myanmar’s State and Region Hluttaws (Parliaments) in April 2016, the majority of MPs were new to their role, with many having limited prior experience in politics and government.
State Counsellor, H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi launched Myanmar’s four-year Civil Service Reform Strategic Action Plan today at an event in Nay Pyi Taw.
Earlier this month in Nay Pyi Taw, the Parliament of Myanmar (Hluttaw) and the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a series of activities on the role of Parliament to promote and protect human rights.
The United Nations Development Programme has received funds (Euro 800,000) from the European Union for a new project that aims to build the resilience of Myanmar’s people and institutions to withstand the impact of earthquakes.
Communities in Myanmar’s Dry Zone are benefiting from various activities ranging from climate resistant farming and livestock practices to soil and water conservation to help them better adapt to the impact of climate change.
Good Morning. My name is Peter Batchelor and I am the Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Myanmar. I am also one of the co-facilitators of the Cooperation Partners Group (CPG), the coordination body for international development partners, which aims to promote development...
Daw Naw Ta Bi Thar has been participating in the peace process since 2012, and is the first female Ward Administrator of Myittar Ward, Kyauk Kyi Township in Bago Region.