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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…  

UNDP, Global Initiatives Announce the 5th Responsible Business Forum

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…  

Rule of Law Indispensable for in Myanmar’s Development

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

Domestic Resources Dominate Development Finance in Asia

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…  

Preparing for Recovery and Building Resilience in ASEAN

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…  

UNDP Receives Funds to Support Work with Townships

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…  

A new and comprehensive national environmental policy for Myanmar

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…  

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