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Ongoing UN and Japan Cooperation on Rakhine extended in 2019 to also support communities in Kachin and Shan

The Government of Japan and eight United Nations Agencies today signed a US$ 37 million value agreement to implement humanitarian and development…

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ADB, UNDP Renew Agreement to Accelerate Progress towards Sustainable Development

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a 5-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) today to accelerate progress towards sustainable development in Asia…  


UNDP Resident Representative presents credentials to Myanmar Government

The newly-appointed UNDP Resident Representative for Myanmar, Mr. Peter Batchelor presented his credentials to the Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin at the Ministry of Foreign…  


Statement by the United Nations Country Team in Myanmar 2019 International Women’s Day: “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”

We also acknowledge the remarkable strength of the women who have been displaced and the survivors of gender-based violence for their resilience as they continue to contribute to their family,…  


International Women's Day 2019

The theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) this year, “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, puts innovation by women and girls, for women and girls, at the heart of efforts to…  


Tackling what cannot be said

“Within one year, we plan to launch support services for survivors of sexual assault by focusing on campaigns for students, with support from Ooredoor and UNDP. In the future, we plan to add…  


Dr. Cynthia Maung: N-Peace Champion of Myanmar 2018

Praised for her work developing a system of providing emergency maternal healthcare in vulnerable and conflict situations in Myanmar, Dr. Cynthia Maung won an N-Peace Award under the category of…  


Statement on International Women’s Day - 8 March 2019. Theme: ‘Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change’

Recognizing that innovation has played a key part in advancing gender equality, UNDP Administrator urges the global community - and commits UNDP - to further harness technology to improve the lives…  


UNDP Launches Report on Situation Analysis of Region and State Hluttaws in Myanmar

Region and State Hluttaws and Governments will have an elevated role in the future of Myanmar’s governance, with more responsibilities and a mandate to represent Myanmar’s political and ethnic…  


Ongoing UN and Japan Cooperation on Rakhine extended in 2019 to also support communities in Kachin and Shan

The Government of Japan and eight United Nations Agencies today signed a US$ 37 million value agreement to implement humanitarian and development projects in Shan, Kachin and Rakhine States.  


Corruption Awareness Event held in Bago Region

A workshop on ‘Responsible Governance and Business’ was held in Bago’s City Hall on 17 January 2019 with the participation of the Chief Minister of Bago Region, members of the Bago Regional…  


UNDP, UNCTAD in partnership with Ooredoo Myanmar promotes entrepreneurship and business skills in Yangon

University students, who were the winners and runners-up from the recent Hackathon 2018 organized by UNDP with Ooredoo Myanmar and Impact Hub, entrepreneurs and businesswomen were among the first…  


Government approves community-based projects in Rakhine State

UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Mr. Haoliang Xu and UNHCR’s Deputy Regional Director Mr. Bernard Doyle completed a five-day visit to Myanmar on 14…  


UNDP launches early recovery support to flood-affected communities in Kyaikmaraw Township, Mon State

UNDP Myanmar launched its early recovery support to flood-affected communities in Kyaikmaraw Township in Mon State.  


3 Winning Teams of The Hackathon 2018 has been announced

The award ceremony for the biggest Hackathon event in Myanmar where young programmers and business entrepreneurs were involved in developing mobile based applications, was held on 9 December at…  


At the 4th Leadership Seminar, Region and State and Union -level Hluttaw Leaders made progress on their coordinated institutional development

The seminar introduced a new Situation Analysis of Region and State Hluttaws as a baseline for future Hluttaw development, took stock of current developments and supported coordinated planning among…  


16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to…  


First Sub-National Workshop organized by Anti-Corruption Commission and UNDP

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in collaboration with UNDP is organizing a series of anti-corruption talks and educational programs across all States and Regions of Myanmar to raise awareness and…  


Strengthening the Role of Media in Climate Risk Management

UNDP with the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) is organizing a two-day training on Climate Risk Information Management and Dissemination for 51 media personnel from the Dry Zone of…  


The Hackathon 2018

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.  


Ooredoo Myanmar and UNDP to Host Hackathon Aimed at Accelerating SDGs Through Digital Innovation

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.  

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