School Children Move Towards Tsunami Preparedness in Myanmar
Jan 29, 2018
More than 300 students, teachers and principals participated in a tsunami evacuation drill.
Measuring Progress: Adapting to Climate Change in the Dry Zone of Myanmar
Dec 20, 2017
Communities in Myanmar’s Dry Zone are adapting to the impacts of climate change by undertaking various activities ranging from climate-resistant farming and livestock practices to soil and water conservation, and agro-forestry.
EU Funded Myanmar Earthquake Preparedness Project Launched
Dec 14, 2017
A project that builds the resilience of vulnerable communities and the Government of Myanmar at the national and sub-national levels to withstand the impact of earthquakes through better preparedness was launched today.
Launch of Reports on Access to Justice and Informal Justice Systems
Dec 12, 2017
A series of reports on “Access to Justice and Informal Justice Systems in Kachin, Rakhine and Shan States” were launched by the UNDP in Yangon.
Top UN Development Official Chooses Myanmar for His First Official Visit
Aug 4, 2017
Achim Steiner, Chair of the United Nations Development Group and Administrator of the UN Development Programme, will visit Myanmar from August 6 – 8. This will be Mr. Steiner’s first official visit to a programme country since he assumed his responsibilities as the top UN development official in June 2017.
Myanmar launches Reform Plan to promote more ethical and inclusive Civil Service
Jul 10, 2017
State Counsellor, H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi launched Myanmar’s four-year Civil Service Reform Strategic Action Plan today at an event in Nay Pyi Taw.
EU and UNDP Sign Agreement to Strengthen Earthquake Preparedness in Myanmar
Jul 7, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme has received funds (Euro 800,000) from the European Union for a new project that aims to build the resilience of Myanmar’s people and institutions to withstand the impact of earthquakes.
Myanmar Reaches Medium Human Development Status
Mar 22, 2017
Myanmar has moved up the human development index (HDI), attaining Medium Human Development status and ranking 145 out of 188 countries.
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.