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  • 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.

  • Australia,UNDP Strengthen Partnership to Support Myanmar's Reforms Jun 12, 2013

    The Australian Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an agreement on 11 June to help the Government of Myanmar implement its reform strategies.

  • HelenWEF Jun 6, 2013

    Ending poverty is Myanmar's biggest challenge going forward, but the South-East Asian country's progress is inevitable, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said today

  • HelenYgn Jun 6, 2013

    During Myanmar's transition, focus must remain on its people, said United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark at a community learning center on the second day of her four day visit to that country.

  • Helen1stVisit Jun 5, 2013

    UN Under-Secretary General and UNDP Administrator Ms. Helen Clark arrives Myanmar on 4 June at the invitation of President Thein Sein as a Co-chair of the World Economic Forum on East Asia.

  • CPAPAjay Apr 9, 2013

    Myanmar and United Nations Development Programme signed a 3-year Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) on 8 April that outlines the development agency’s engagement in the country for 2013 to 2015. The action plan follows the UNDP’s Executive Board decision in January 2013 to approve a normal country programme for Myanmar after 20 years.

  • Social cohesion Apr 1, 2013

    With 1,300,000,000 Japanese Yen (USD13.83million) support of the Japanese Government UNDP will begin assistance in strengthening local governance, restoring livelihoods and building confidence among communities in 6 States of Myanmar starting in April. The one-year project ‘Strengthening Local Governance Capacity, Livelihoods and Social Cohesion for Minorities and Vulnerable Groups in Ethnic and Border Areas of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar’ will be implemented in Rakhine, Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Shan and Chin States.

  • Justice seminar Jan 25, 2013

    Practical discussions and informative knowledge-sharing continued during the second day of ‘Promoting Justice Sector Development in New Democracies – a Seminar on Comparative Experiences from the Region’ in Nay Pyi Taw on 25 January 2013.

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