Rule of Law Indispensable for in Myanmar’s Development
Oct 21, 2016
Without rule of law, inclusive and sustainable development cannot be achieved, a panel discussion organized at the University of Yangon highlighted yesterday.
UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative Renata Dessallien: Address at the 71st UN Day Commemoration in Shwe Pyi Thar
Oct 21, 2016
Myanmar offered the UN its third Secretary-General, U Thant, who steered the world though an historically important period from 1961-1971, and who successfully dealt with many complex international situations.
UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative Renata Dessallien: Address at the 71st UN Day Commemoration at the Yangon University
Oct 20, 2016
Today we are commemorating the creation of the United Nations, born 71 years ago, in the wake of two horrendous world wars. After these wars a profound yearning arose across the world, a powerful feeling of “never again”. Never again to world war.
Bringing Smiles back to Shwebo Farmers
Oct 18, 2016
The current renovation of the diversion canal along the Kin Tat irrigation system is being undertaken as part of a joint Adaptation Fund, Government of the Union of Myanmar and United Nations Development Programme project - Addressing Climate Change Risks on Water Resources and Food Security in the Dry Zone of Myanmar.
May Doe Kabar, One Year On
Oct 14, 2016
May Doe Kabar, Myanmar Rural Women’s Network was created one year ago, onOctober 15 International Rural Women’s Day. The journey over the past year has been exciting. We have held talks on gender based violence across the country, co-developed and launched a mobile phone application and organized trainings to help women generate income. We have come a long way and we know we have a long way to go.
သက္တမ္း (၁) ႏွစ္ တင္းတင္း ျပည့္ခဲ့ၿပီ ျဖစ္ေသာ ေမတို႔ကမာၻအဖြဲ႔
Oct 14, 2016
ယမန္ႏွစ္ ေအာက္တိုဘာ ၁၅ ရက္ အျပည္ျပည္ဆုိင္ရာ ေက်းလက္ အမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားေန႔တြင္ စတင္ တည္ေထာင္ခဲ့ေသာ ေမတို႔ကမာၻအဖြဲ႔သည္ ယေန႔တြင္ သက္တမ္း (၁) ႏွစ္ တင္းတင္း ျပည့္ၿပီ ျဖစ္သည္။ ကုန္လြန္ခဲ့ေသာ (၁) ႏွစ္တာ ကာလအတြင္း ေမတို႔ကမာၻအဖြဲ႔ ျဖတ္သန္းခဲ့ေသာ လမ္းခရီးသည္ စိတ္လႈပ္ရွားဖြယ္ ေကာင္းလွ၏။
Thirst for Knowledge Propels Girl to Join Village Development Group
Oct 11, 2016
Aye Palay Moe was devastated when she had to drop out of school at the age of 16. She had high hopes of studying at a university and bringing knowledge back to her village known as Aung, located in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwaddy Region.
UNDP, Global Initiatives Announce the 5th Responsible Business Forum
Oct 7, 2016
We are delighted to announce that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be working together with Global Initiatives, as co-organizers of the 5th annual Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development, held once again at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, 22 - 24 November 2016.
- Thuy Hang Thi To, Deputy Resident Representative Social Good Summit event at Myitkyina Sep 19, 2016
Rural Women Get Tech Savvy
Sep 19, 2016
More than a hundred rural women in Myanmar divided across two locations - Mindat, Chin State and Myitkyina, Kachin State - learnt about mobile phone technology today using role plays on the internet and lively question and answer sessions.