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Business and Human Rights in Myanmar: The Road Ahead

Myanmar National Human Rights Commission and UNDP introduce UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights as a roadmap for sustainable development and responsible investment  


UNHCR, UNDP say ready to do initial village assessments in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.  


Media Advisory: Inception Workshop for the Ridge to Reef - Integrated Protected Area Land and Seascape Management in Tanintharyi Project

The inception workshop of the “Ridge to Reef – Integrated Protected Area Land and Seascape Management in Tanintharyi project” will take place from 9 am at Dawei Hotel in Dawei on July 17.  


Media Advisory: United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific of the UNDP to visit Myanmar

Mr. Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific of UNDP, will visit Myanmar from 10-12 July 2018.  


UNHCR and UNDP complete joint mission/visit to Rakhine State

A joint UNHCR and UNDP delegation led by the visiting UNHCR Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific and accompanied by the UNDP Country Director for Myanmar, travelled to Rakhine State from 2 to 4…  


Sweden Provides 61 million Krona (USD 6.8 million) to Support UNDP’s Inclusive and Sustainable Country Programme Activities in Myanmar

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed cost sharing agreement with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)/Sweden to support its new country programme…  


Living Conditions in Myanmar have Improved, According to Joint Report

Indicators of living conditions in Myanmar have improved in the last decade and especially in the past two years, according to the Key Indicators Report from the Myanmar Living Conditions Survey. The…  


Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Myanmar and the United Nations

The Secretary-General welcomes the Memorandum of Understanding reached by the Government of Myanmar, UNHCR, and UNDP on the UN system’s support to creating conditions conducive to voluntary, safe,…  


Enhancing Food Security through Improved Post-Harvest Practice in the Dry Zone of Myanmar

The Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation and UNDP handed over a seed storage facility to a farmers’ group in Boe Daw Taw village in Shwebo township on 6th June.…  


UNHCR and UNDP Sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Myanmar to Support the Creation of Conditions for the Return of Refugees from Bangladesh

UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, and UNDP, the UN Development Programme, signed today in Nay Pyi Taw a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of the Republic of the Union of…  


UNHCR and UNDP Agree on Text of MOU with Myanmar to Support the Creation of Conditions for the Return of Rohingya Refugees

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and UNDP, the UN Development Programme, agreed today in Nay Pyi Taw with the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on the text for the tripartite Memorandum…  


Myanmar and Korea Sign Joint Initiatives for Anti Corruption

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Anti-Corruption & Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) of the Republic of Korea affirmed their mutual interest to…  


School Children Move Towards Tsunami Preparedness in Myanmar

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

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…  


Launch of Reports on Access to Justice and Informal Justice Systems

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.  


EU Funded Myanmar Earthquake Preparedness Project Launched

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…  


Top UN Development Official Chooses Myanmar for His First Official Visit

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…  


Myanmar launches Reform Plan to promote more ethical and inclusive Civil Service

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

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…  


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