Myanmar Business Survey Bridges Data Gap on Enterprises
Feb 9, 2017
A report which provides an overview of businesses in Myanmar and sheds light on the constraints they face, was launched today by the Deputy Minister of Planning and Finance, H.E U Maung Maung Win and the UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Haoliang Xu.
Myanmar Launches the UN-REDD National Programme to Protect Forests and Contribute to Global Efforts to Address Climate Change
Jan 27, 2017
A national programme aiming at preparing the country to participate in an international policy initiative to mitigate climate change through avoiding deforestation and forest degradation was launched in Nay Pyi Taw today by the Union Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, H.E. U Ohn Winn.
UNDP Receives Funds to Support Work with Townships
Dec 21, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has received 310.000 CHF (approx. 326.000 USD) from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to further upscale its ongoing work on strengthening democratic local governance in the South East of Myanmar.
- 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 Straegic 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.