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Improving Leadership Skills in Myanmar’s Changing Judiciary

The Myanmar Supreme Court (OSCU) and the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) are continuing their active collaboration, with support from UNDP, to exchange knowledge on judicial leadership, change…  


Myanmar Marks the International Anti-Corruption Day

The Myanmar Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) marked the International Anti-Corruption Day at an event in Nay Pyi Taw on 8 December 2018.  


Myanmar N-Peace Champion Congratulated by UN Leadership

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

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…  


A new approach to participatory township planning tested in Bago Region and Mon State

Not so long ago it was unheard of for communities in Myanmar to have a say in public sector investments and development planning. Budgets for infrastructure were allocated by the Union or State/region…  


Meet Village Tract Administrator: Daw Htu San

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

The UN strongly disagrees with false and inaccurate statements in recent media reports about the UN Resident Coordinator in Myanmar, Renata Lok-Dessallien.  


Meet Ward Administrator: Daw Mon Mon Khine

Daw Mon Mon Khine, 36, has been leading various community development activities since 2005. She became the very first female VTA of Ya Hine Phyar Village Tract, Gwa Township in Rakhine State.  


Myanmar Joins Countries in Global Study on Public Service Motivation

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…  


Meet Village Tract Administrator: Daw Naw Ta Bi Thar

Daw Naw Ta Bi Thar is the first female Ward Administrator of Myittar Ward, Kyauk Kyi Township in Bago Region. Kyauk Kyi township is located in the Bago Region.  

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