Myanmar Learns about Reducing Deforestation from Brazil
Jul 24, 2017
A delegation from Myanmar visited Brazil earlier this month to learn about how the country reduced deforestation in the Amazon, the largest contiguous tropical forest area in the world. While Brazil is still the country with the highest deforestation rate in the world, it has also been successful in reducing the annual rate of forest loss in the Amazon from between 0.9 - 2.2 million ha in the 1990s and early 2000s to between 0.5 - 1 million ha annually after 2008.
Building Justice in Myanmar
Jul 21, 2017
About 500 judges, law officers and court staff across Myanmar have deepened their knowledge of rule of law, human rights, fair trial rights and gender, thanks to training by UNDP as part of its support to the justice sector’s capacity development.
Myanmar MPs Participate in Learning Series on Human Rights
Jul 18, 2017
Democratic societies are built on human rights and the Rule of Law and Members of Parliament have a vital role in making sure that these rights are both protected and promoted.
Myanmar Joins Countries in Global Study on Public Service Motivation
Jul 12, 2017
Myanmar has joined Bhutan, Brazil, Kenya, Moldova, Seychelles, Tonga and Vanuatu to become part of a group of countries participating in a global study on public service motivation. The study has been initiated by the UNDP Global Centre for Public Service Excellence based in Singapore.
- Peter Batchelor | Address at the Launch of the Myanmar Civil Service Reform Strategic Action Plan Jul 10, 2017
- Chairperson of the UCSB, HE Dr Win Thein | Address at the Launch of the Civil Service Reform Strategic Action PlanAction Jul 10, 2017
- State Counsellor, H.E Daw Aung San Suu Kyi | Keynote Address at the Launch of the Myanmar Civil Service Reform Strategic Action Plan Jul 10, 2017
Myanmar launches Reform Plan to promote more ethical and inclusive Civil Service
Jul 10, 2017
State Counsellor, H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi launched Myanmar’s four-year Civil Service Reform Strategic Action Plan today at an event in Nay Pyi Taw.
EU and UNDP Sign Agreement to Strengthen Earthquake Preparedness in Myanmar
Jul 7, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme has received funds (Euro 800,000) from the European Union for a new project that aims to build the resilience of Myanmar’s people and institutions to withstand the impact of earthquakes.
Communities in Myanmar’s Dry Zone Adapting to Climate Change
Jul 3, 2017
Communities in Myanmar’s Dry Zone are benefitting from various activities ranging from climate resistant farming and livestock practices to soil and water conservation to help them better adapt to the impact of climate change.