Ooredoo Myanmar and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will host its first hackathon on 8-9 December, 2018 at Ooredoo’s Yangon and Mandalay offices. The deadline to register is November 25, 2018.
Ooredoo Myanmar and UNDP signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a two-year partnership undertaking catalytic joint activities to unlock the potential of digital technologies for the achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a focus on women and youth.
Amyotha Hluttaw Agriculture Committee takes pioneering step by launching a parliamentary inquiry into agricultural chemicals, the first time in the history of Myanmar in which a parliamentary Committee will develop in-depth policy recommendations to tackle a pressing problem that affects the health and quality of life of farmers, workers and consumers across the country.
Inle lake is experiencing environmental degradation from the combined effects of unsustainable resource use, increasing population, climate change and rapid tourism development. The native flora and fauna are endangered by exotic invasive species and the quality of water, which used to be safe for consumption, is now contaminated and a source of health problems for the locals.
UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, and UNDP, the UN development agency, carried out in September initial assessments in 23 villages and three village tracts in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.
For the last year, by systematically involving and giving voice to people and elected representatives, access to water, sanitation, education and roads have improved in Bilin, bringing new prospects for sustainable development, peace and democracy.
Myanmar National Human Rights Commission and UNDP introduce UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights as a roadmap for sustainable development and responsible investment

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