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UNDP and Norway helping to improve conservation and development of Inle Lake

Inle lake is experiencing environmental degradation from the combined effects of unsustainable resource use, increasing population, climate change and…

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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.  


Ooredoo Myanmar and UNDP sign MoU on furthering Sustainable Development Goals

Ooredoo Myanmar, CEO Mr. Vikram Sinha and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director Mr. Peter Batchelor signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a two-year…  


UNDP and Norway helping to improve conservation and development of Inle Lake

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…  


UN Secretary-General's message on International Day for Disaster Reduction

"Reducing the economic losses from disasters has the power to transform lives and contribute greatly to the eradication of poverty." -- UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday's…  


UNHCR and UNDP complete first assessments in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.  


Business and Human Rights in Myanmar: The Road Ahead

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  


Participatory Planning Will Benefit Thousands Across Rakhine

State Government and UNDP sign Letter of Agreement for a participatory township planning project to fund building bridges, roads, schools, and health centers and water supply systems that respond to…  


UNHCR, UNDP say ready to do initial village assessments in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.  


Workshop on Improved Case Data, Information Management and Reporting for Court Officials

Imagine how many courts across Myanmar could provide legal services to the communities if they had extra clerks and court officials available to staff legal aid desks at One Stop Shops, or to operate…  


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: 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.  


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.  


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…  

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