Myanmar N-Peace Champion Congratulated by UN Leadership
Nov 27, 2017
Women’s rights activist from Chin State and the founder of the Women’s League of Chinland, Tuan Cer Sung Cheery Zahu (Cheery) is this year’s N-Peace winner from Myanmar.
UNDP Provides Support to new Code of Ethics for Myanmar’s Law Officers
Sep 25, 2017
As part of its efforts to promote the rule of law in Myanmar, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is providing support to the Union Attorney General’s Office (UAGO) and State Attorney General’s offices for the implementation of the first ever Code of Ethics for Law Officers.
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.
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.
Meet Village Tract Administrator: Daw Khin Aye
Jun 30, 2017
Daw Khin Aye an enthusiastic community volunteer, became the very first female VTA of Gadatkyi Village Tract, Laung Lone Township in Tanintharyi Region.
Meet Village Tract Administrator: Daw Htu San
Jun 23, 2017
Daw Htu San became the first female VTA of Mone See Village Tract, Tar Moe Nyae Town, Kut Khine Township in Northern Shan State.
UN Statement on Resident Coordinator in Myanmar
Jun 21, 2017
The UN strongly disagrees with false and inaccurate statements in recent media reports about the UN Resident Coordinator in Myanmar, Renata Lok-Dessallien.