Japan to Provide Solar Lamps for Polling Stations in Myanmar’s elections through UNDP
Jun 30, 2015
The Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, His Excellency Mr. Tateshi Higuchi, and Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mr. Toily Kurbanov, today signed a USD $ 895,000 (Y 111,000,000) funding agreement in support of Myanmar’s elections.
Myanmar Officials Learn from One Stop Shop Study Visit to Mongolia
Jun 29, 2015
Myanmar officials on a study visit to Mongolia had a first-hand experience of one stop shops operations in rural and urban settings, and in large provincial centres as well as the smallest communities.
Affordable Technology Innovations for Rural Communities Initiative kicks-off in Myanmar
Jun 10, 2015
A hundred rural villages in Mon, Kayin and Shan States will be connected to innovative energy technologies through an initiative being piloted as part of United Nations Development Programme’s livelihoods and social cohesion work.
Myanmar Framework for Administrative Reform Initiated
May 24, 2015
A workshop that laid the foundation for a comprehensive Framework for Administrative Reform concluded in Nay Pyi Taw today.
President Opens Brain Storming Session on Administrative Reforms Facilitated by UNDP
May 23, 2015
“To achieve good governance we need transparency and accountability in our administrative mechanisms serving the public. Additionally, we need to build up the capacities of our civil servants who are the main source of running the administrative mechanism,” said H. E. U Thein Sein, the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
Building on the Success of the Pilot Rule of Law Centres Project
May 19, 2015
After the successful completion of a six month pilot training series in Lashio and Mandalay, today the Pyithu Hluttaw Coordinating Body met to discuss the next steps in establishing rule of law centres.
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin Discuss Development and Humanitarian Needs in Myanmar
Mar 13, 2015
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin met with government officials in Nay Pyi Taw, and visited Sittwe, in Rakhine State, on a two-day visit to Myanmar this week.
Myanmar Parliament Opens World Class Learning Centre
Mar 12, 2015
The Myanmar Parliament’s very own in-house training and learning institution was opened in the capital Nay Pyi Taw today by the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Helen Clark; the Deputy Speaker, H.E. U Nanda Kyaw Swa, and the Chairman of the International Relations Committee, H.E. U Hla Myint Oo.
Comprehensive Nation Wide Data Collection Provides Evidence for Future Development Direction
Feb 27, 2015
A ground breaking, nation-wide series of reports mapping the present local governance structures and analysing peoples’ access to basic services and information and their perception of Myanmar’s reform process was launched the capital Nay Pyi Taw this week.
Climate Change Adaptation Project Kicks Off in Myanmar’s Dry Zone
Feb 17, 2015
More than a quarter of a million people in Myanmar will benefit from a project that will equip farmers with timely resources, knowledge and tools and enable them to have good harvests despite changing weather patterns, says the UN Development Programme’s Nicholas Rosellini.