• IDDR2013 Oct 12, 2013

    Nay Pyi Taw - The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) was observed yesterday in Nay Pyi Taw and all capitals of states and regions in Myanmar. This year’s focus was on including persons with disabilities in disaster resilience initiatives and policy planning.Persons living with disabilities, though among the most excluded in society, can make valuable contributions to help reduce the risk of disasters.

  • UCSBStaffTraining Oct 3, 2013

    Nay Pyi Taw – Implementation of the e-government strategy of Myanmar has started: UNDP is supporting the USCB in organizing a training in Nay Pyi Taw for about 120 staff of the Union Civil Service Board (UCSB) in basic and advance computer skills training.

  • Myanmar to establish first training centre for disaster management Jul 4, 2013

    A disaster management training centre will be established in Myanmar to build up national disaster risk reduction capacity for ensuring sustainability of development gains. National and international experts gathered this week in Nay Pyi Taw in a consultation workshop to initiate the establishment of the training centre and to recommend strategy for disaster management capacity development.

  • Creating space to restore relationship Jul 3, 2013

    Many more villages in Rakhine State were affected when inter-community conflict broke out again in October last year. It left only very few villages undisturbed. Sin Tat Maw and Baw Da Li villages from Pauk Taw Township are located in a quite distance from the town and still they were not spared from the conflict.

  • SocialCohesionPilot Jul 3, 2013

    UNDP pilots a series of community projects to help reestablish livelihoods and to rebuild trust and confidence between communities in conflict-affected areas in Rakhine State. The initiative implemented from April to June provides space for both communities to work and interact with each other.

  • 1stmngttraining May 29, 2013

    The first management course for senior-level government officials is introduced on 20 May at the Central Institute of Civil Service (Phaung Gyi) in Yangon. The four-week long course is organised by the Union Civil Service Board (UCSB) with technical assistance from UNDP and World Bank to improve the management and administrative abilities of civil service personnel in Myanmar.

  • Microfinancedevelopment May 10, 2013

    Experts from national and international organizations working on financial inclusion gather for a two-day workshop to explore how international good practices can be used to build the Myanmar microfinance sector.

  • AIMSystem May 6, 2013

    Myanmar will establish a system to effectively and transparently manage rapidly increasing volumes of development assistance from foreign countries. In an effort to design an aid information management system appropriate with the context of Myanmar a workshop was organized on 3 May.

  • LDCGraduation May 3, 2013

    Nay Pyi Taw – Twenty-six years after it was listed as a Least Developed Country (LDC) Myanmar began initiations to become a graduate from the UN’s LDC status. As a first step a seminar on “Myanmar’s LDC Graduation Process” was organized on 2 May in Nay Pyi Taw. When Myanmar should be out of the list of LDC was a major topic of discussion at the seminar.

  • CivilServiceTrainers Apr 2, 2013

    Yangon – Three-week intensive training for teaching staff of the Central Institute of Civil Service began on 18 March in Yangon to supplement and equip them with relevant knowledge in order to efficiently conduct management courses for senior government officials.

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