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  • Myanmar leads regional cooperation on development of ASEAN recovery planning toolkit Nov 6, 2013

    The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, with support from the ASEAN Secretariat and UNDP, hosts a two-day Workshop on ASEAN Recovery Planning that involves the participation of delegates from ASEAN Member States, i.e.: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam, as well as delegates from other relevant ministries and departments in Myanmar and other international participants.

  • First Seminar for Strengthening Legislative Drafting in Myanmar Oct 25, 2013

    Over 60 people from the Union Attorney General’s Office, State/region Advocate General’s offices, the Office of the Supreme Court of the Union, the Constitutional Tribunal, the Myanmar Police Force and the General Administration Department participated in the first day of 8-day seminar on legislative drafting and statutory interpretation organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Myanmar

  • 1stSteeringCom Oct 15, 2013

    The first meeting of the UNDP country programme’s steering committee convened in Nay Pyi Taw on 7 October has endorsed the programme’s priorities set to support and speed-up Myanmar’s development efforts. The committee, core governing body to guide implementation of the country programme, comprises representatives from various government departments, development partners and non-state actors.

  • StrategicPlanWomen Oct 4, 2013

    The national strategic plan for women advancement released yesterday laying out a vision and commitment to empowering Myanmar women. The 2013-2022 plan for the advancement of women outlines a comprehensive approach of the government of Myanmar to improving the situation of women and girls in the country.

  • UNDP Concludes Human Development Initiative Sep 3, 2013

    UNDP marked the end of its flagship Human Development Initiative by facilitating development dialogue workshops between its partner community organizations and local authorities.

  • LocalGovWS Aug 28, 2013

    A two-day national workshop proposes plan to assist the Government of Myanmar in strengthening good local governance and delivering people-centered services. As a first step of rolling out this plan, mapping of state/region and township governance in Myanmar will be conducted to identify related capacity needs of government and non-government stakeholders.

  • LawMakingTraing Aug 28, 2013

    More than 60 Parliamentarians from across the political spectrum undergo special training on Law Making supported by UNDP in August. The seminars are organized at the request of Union Parliament in order to enhance the Members of Parliament understanding of general process requirements and the tools available to MPs in order to access information and scrutinize the laws.

  • 1stcompHIVsurvey Aug 12, 2013

    First nation-wide survey will be launched in mid-October to study socioeconomic impact of HIV on people living with HIV in Myanmar. A large-scale study to assess the socioeconomic impact of HIV at the household level has never been conducted in Myanmar as yet. According to a preliminary study of UNDP conducted in 2012 socioeconomic burdens among HIV-affected households is high.

  • UNDP grants funds to continue rehabilitation works in Inle Lake Jul 12, 2013

    UNDP has granted funds to 8 ethnic community based organizations and local non-governmental organizations to support environmental conservation of Inle Lake starting from July 2013.

  • educlinic Jul 12, 2013

    Faculty from 14 universities participated in a first-ever clinical legal education (CLE) workshop in Myanmar. The workshop was organized with a view to help universities understand the importance of CLE in improving the general quality of legal education.

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