• Meeting on Stakeholder Engagement and Safeguards for REDD+ in Myanmar Oct 30, 2015

    The preliminary meeting of the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Stakeholder Engagement and Safeguards for REDD+ in Myanmar was held in Nay Pyi Taw on 29 October, jointly organized by Forestry Department of the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry, and coordinated by the UN-REDD Programme team in Myanmar.

  • National REDD+ Academy takes place in Nay Pyi Taw Oct 26, 2015

    Twenty government officials are part of the National REDD+ Academy’s Training of Trainers currently underway in Nay Pyi Taw.

  • Flood Affected Villages in Myanmar’s Dry Zone Get Recovery Support Aug 31, 2015

    Forty nine villages in Myanmar’s Dry Zone affected by monsoonal floods that hit the country last month are being assisted to recover from losses sustained. These villages are located in the five townships of Shwe Bo, Monywa, Chauk, Nyaung-U and Myin Gyan where the Addressing Climate Change Risk Water Resources and Food Security in the Dry Zone of Myanmar project is being implemented.

  • Myanmar Officials Learn from One Stop Shop Study Visit to Mongolia Jun 28, 2015

    Myanmar officials on a study visit to Mongolia had a first-hand experience of one stop shops operations in rural and urban settings, and in large provincial centres as well as the smallest communities.

  • Myanmar Officials Visit Mongolia and Vietnam to Learn More about One Stop Shops Jun 23, 2015

    A group of Myanmar civil servants and representatives of the township committees recipients of the President’s award today started a study visit to Mongolia and Vietnam to examine one stop shop set ups.

  • Summer School supports Clinical Legal Education at universities across Myanmar May 14, 2015

    More than 55 law teachers from aross Myanmar are attending the Myanmar National Clinical Legal Education (CLE) Summer School at Taungoo University in Bago Region.

  • UN Special Advocate Queen Máxima of Netherlands to Visit Myanmar to Accelerate Financial Inclusion Mar 27, 2015

    From Monday 30 March to Wednesday 1 April 2015 Her Majesty Queen Máxima will visit Myanmar as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development.

  • Myanmar National Inaugural Mock Trial Event a Success Feb 9, 2015

    More than 40 law students from across Myanmar had a taste of participating in court cases over the weekend. During Myanmar’s first ever national mock trial event organised for students enrolled at the country’s 18 law departments, first and second year Bachelor of Law students had a chance to become defense or prosecution lawyers, give testimony as a witness, find themselves in the shoes of the accused or become court officials.

  • New Donor Partnerships for UNDP in Myanmar Dec 22, 2014

    As a mark of confidence in the work of the United Nations Development Porgramme (UNDP) in Myanmar, two donor partners have provided funding for the organisation’s work in support of Myanmar’s democratic reforms.

  • Connecting Rural Women, Exchanging Knowledge Across Myanmar Dec 19, 2014

    Five years ago she used to walk from house to house, carrying a pot of Mohinga, on her head and calling out to people to buy this popular, traditional Myanmar fish soup eaten for breakfast. For this fourth grade educated Ah Wa Chaung villager from Mawlamyine Kyun township, this was the only means of living.

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