- Peter Batchelor: Knowledge Forum: Bolstering Motivation in the Civil Service through Improved Integrity, Meritocracy and Equal Opportunities Dec 16, 2016
Trust, inclusivity and diversity at the heart of Myanmar’s Civil Service Reform Plan
Dec 15, 2016
After extensive country wide consultations, the draft strategic action plan which lays the foundation for civil service reform in Myanmar made further steps towards finalization today. Myanmar’s civil service is made up of 900000 staff.
- Peter Batchelor: Address at Third Round of Consultations on the Development of the Civil Service Reform Strategic Action Plan Dec 15, 2016
A new and comprehensive national environmental policy for Myanmar
Dec 12, 2016
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been supporting the government of Myanmar to formulate a new national environmental policy that places environmental considerations at the centre of efforts to promote economic and social development, reduce poverty, and mitigate and adapt to climate change and natural disasters.
H.E. U Win Maw, Member of the Union Civl Service Board: Opening Remark at the Consultative Workshop on the Development of Competency Frameworks for Senior and Executive Officials in Myanmar
Dec 6, 2016
The Government of Myanmar has prioritized people-centered development as a development approach and is endeavoring to improve service delivery through a more effective, efficient administration but also and most importantly to establish more transparent and accountable mechanisms and systems.
Peter Batchelor: Speech at the Consultation Workshop on the National Environmental Policy, Taunggyi City, Shan State
Dec 2, 2016
UNDP has been closely working with the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry to improve environmental governance in Myanmar. UNDP as a partner has been supporting its technical assistance to the Ministry while the Finland Government has given its financial contribution to this policy development process.
Domestic Resources Dominate Development Finance in Asia
Oct 26, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Asia-Pacific Development Effectiveness Facility (AP-DEF) opened a two-day meeting on aid ahead of the upcoming Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation. More than 100 government delegates and development experts are exploring how to design integrated national financing frameworks for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia-Pacific.
State Counsellor of Myanmar H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi: Remarks on the Occasion of UN Day 2016
Oct 24, 2016
We all believe that United Nations has an important role to play in preserving peace to the world. We all believe the meeting of the leaders of the nations each year would ensure that our world lived in stability and peace.
UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative Renata Dessallien: Remarks on the occasion of UN Day 2016
Oct 24, 2016
As you know, the UN was born from one of those rare moments in history when humanity took a leap of faith, jumping over everyday hurdles of narrow and competing self-interest and inertia, taking us to a new level of possibilities with new scope for the collective imagination. The sufferings of WWII were so devastating that a surge of collective yearning for peace gave birth to the United Nations.
Disaster Alert Notification Application to Improve Myanmar’s Preparedness
Oct 21, 2016
A mobile application that bridges the information gap on disaster risk communication in Myanmar was released in Nay Pyi Taw last week.