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Living Conditions in Myanmar have Improved, According to Joint Report

Indicators of living conditions in Myanmar have improved in the last decade and especially in the past two years, according to the Key Indicators…

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UNHCR and UNDP Urge Tangible Progress to Improve Conditions in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Two months since the signing of the tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UNHCR, UNDP, and the Government of Myanmar, UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, and UNDP, the UN’s development…  


Media Advisory: Inception Workshop for the Ridge to Reef - Integrated Protected Area Land and Seascape Management in Tanintharyi Project

The inception workshop of the “Ridge to Reef – Integrated Protected Area Land and Seascape Management in Tanintharyi project” will take place from 9 am at Dawei Hotel in Dawei on July 17.  


Media Advisory: United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific of the UNDP to visit Myanmar

Mr. Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific of UNDP, will visit Myanmar from 10-12 July 2018.  


UNHCR and UNDP complete joint mission/visit to Rakhine State

A joint UNHCR and UNDP delegation led by the visiting UNHCR Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific and accompanied by the UNDP Country Director for Myanmar, travelled to Rakhine State from 2 to 4…  


Sweden Provides 61 million Krona (USD 6.8 million) to Support UNDP’s Inclusive and Sustainable Country Programme Activities in Myanmar

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed cost sharing agreement with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)/Sweden to support its new country programme…  


Living Conditions in Myanmar have Improved, According to Joint Report

Indicators of living conditions in Myanmar have improved in the last decade and especially in the past two years, according to the Key Indicators Report from the Myanmar Living Conditions Survey. The…  


Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Myanmar and the United Nations

The Secretary-General welcomes the Memorandum of Understanding reached by the Government of Myanmar, UNHCR, and UNDP on the UN system’s support to creating conditions conducive to voluntary, safe,…  


Enhancing Food Security through Improved Post-Harvest Practice in the Dry Zone of Myanmar

The Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation and UNDP handed over a seed storage facility to a farmers’ group in Boe Daw Taw village in Shwebo township on 6th June.…  


UNHCR and UNDP Sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Myanmar to Support the Creation of Conditions for the Return of Refugees from Bangladesh

UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, and UNDP, the UN Development Programme, signed today in Nay Pyi Taw a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of the Republic of the Union of…  


UNHCR and UNDP Agree on Text of MOU with Myanmar to Support the Creation of Conditions for the Return of Rohingya Refugees

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and UNDP, the UN Development Programme, agreed today in Nay Pyi Taw with the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on the text for the tripartite Memorandum…  


Evacuation Drills Help School Children for Prepare for Tsunami

UNDP is supporting the government to strengthen preparedness for tsunami by providing tsunami education to school children.  


Region and State Hluttaw Leaders Convene at the Third Leadership Seminar, find ways to improve effectiveness

Speakers and Deputy Speakers returned home to their State and Region Hluttaws (Parliaments), equipped with knowledge on how to better deliver on their strategic development priorities after a two-day…  


Water Pumps to Improve Irrigation for Dry Zone Farmers

Seventy motorized water pumps were distributed to farmers at a ceremony held in Shwebo Township last week. The pumps will help improve access and availability of water for irrigation to close to 3000…  




Improving Leadership Skills in Myanmar’s Changing Judiciary

The Myanmar Supreme Court (OSCU) and the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) are continuing their active collaboration, with support from UNDP, to exchange knowledge on judicial leadership, change…  


Measuring Progress: Adapting to Climate Change in the Dry Zone of Myanmar

Communities in Myanmar’s Dry Zone are adapting to the impacts of climate change by undertaking various activities ranging from climate-resistant farming and livestock practices to soil and water…  


Launch of Reports on Access to Justice and Informal Justice Systems

A series of reports on “Access to Justice and Informal Justice Systems in Kachin, Rakhine and Shan States” were launched by the UNDP in Yangon.  


Myanmar Marks the International Anti-Corruption Day

The Myanmar Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) marked the International Anti-Corruption Day at an event in Nay Pyi Taw on 8 December 2018.  


EU Funded Myanmar Earthquake Preparedness Project Launched

A project that builds the resilience of vulnerable communities and the Government of Myanmar at the national and sub-national levels to withstand the impact of earthquakes through better preparedness…  

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