Press releases
  • UNDP Receives Funds to Support Work with Townships Dec 21, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has received 310.000 CHF (approx. 326.000 USD) from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to further upscale its ongoing work on strengthening democratic local governance in the South East of Myanmar.

  • Trust, inclusivity and diversity at the heart of Myanmar’s Civil Service Reform Plan Dec 15, 2016

    After extensive country wide consultations, the draft strategic action plan which lays the foundation for civil service reform in Myanmar made further steps towards finalization today. Myanmar’s civil service is made up of 900000 staff.

  • A new and comprehensive national environmental policy for Myanmar Dec 12, 2016

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been supporting the government of Myanmar to formulate a new national environmental policy that places environmental considerations at the centre of efforts to promote economic and social development, reduce poverty, and mitigate and adapt to climate change and natural disasters.

  • Domestic Resources Dominate Development Finance in Asia Oct 26, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Asia-Pacific Development Effectiveness Facility (AP-DEF) opened a two-day meeting on aid ahead of the upcoming Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation. More than 100 government delegates and development experts are exploring how to design integrated national financing frameworks for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia-Pacific.

  • Rule of Law Indispensable for in Myanmar’s Development Oct 21, 2016

    Without rule of law, inclusive and sustainable development cannot be achieved, a panel discussion organized at the University of Yangon highlighted yesterday.

  • UNDP, Global Initiatives Announce the 5th Responsible Business Forum Oct 7, 2016

    We are delighted to announce that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be working together with Global Initiatives, as co-organizers of the 5th annual Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development, held once again at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, 22 - 24 November 2016.

  • Preparing for Recovery and Building Resilience in ASEAN Sep 16, 2016

    After a two-day simulation exercise for Preparedness for Recovery, representatives from the Government of Myanmar and other ASEAN countries are taking steps to assess their disaster recovery readiness by using the ASEAN Disaster Recovery Reference Guide.

  • Workshop Lays Foundation for Reforming Myanmar’s Civil Service Aug 26, 2016
  • Media Advisory: Consultative Workshop on Civil Service Reform Strategic Action Plan to be Held Aug 19, 2016

    The Union Civil Service Board (UCSB) with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is organising a Consultative Workshop on Civil Service Reform Strategic Action Plan from 25-26 August 2016 in Nay Pyi Taw at the Myanmar International Convention Centre (MICC II).

  • Sweden Provides 30 Million Swedish Krona to Support UNDP’s Work in Myanmar Jun 17, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has received an additional 30 million Swedish krona (approximately USD 3.6 M) from the Government of Sweden to support the agency’s work in Myanmar in the areas of democratic governance, local development and environmental sustainability.

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